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Grade 6 Idiom Lesson

Auburn Middle School

Jamy Ferris

on 22 October 2013

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Transcript of Grade 6 Idiom Lesson

What is an IDIOM?
A phrase or saying that means something DIFFERENT from what it sounds like.
It's raining cats and dogs!
What does this mean?
"It's raining cat's and dogs."
This means:
It is raining very hard.
I have butterflies in my stomach.
What does this mean?
I have butterflies in my stomach.
This means:
I am nervous.
Cat got your tongue?
What does this mean?
Cat got your tongue?
This means:
Why are you so quiet?
Why are you not talking?
Break a leg!
What does this mean?
Break a leg!
This means:
Good luck!
Mother: How was your day at school, Ted?
Ted: Bad. I had a Chemistry test. I can’t stand tests.
Mother: Maybe if you didn’t cut class you would understand the tests better.
Father: That’s right, son. Stop Slacking off and start hitting the books.
Ted: It won’t help. Everything in the book is over my head.
Mother: Ted, you need to buckle down if you want better grades.
Father: We know you have your heart set on going to a university in America.
Mother: You don’t stand a chance with your bad grades!

Ted's Day at School
I can't stand...
I hate...
Cut class
skip school
(not go to class)
Slacking off
Being lazy
Hitting the books
Over my head
Too difficult,
I don't understand
Buckle Down
Work hard
Have your heart set on
Really want
Don't stand a chance
It is impossible
You can't do it
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