Figure of Speech Teacher Resources
A great lesson in hand is worth two in the planner!
That may not be the exact figure of speech, but you’ll find the original—plus many, many more—in Lesson Planet’s teacher-selected collection of language arts resources. Ideal for English learners, mainstream students, and young authors, our lessons and classroom materials are perfect for a focus on idioms.
Introduce figures of speech to the class with a rundown of over 200 idioms listed in alphabetical order. Challenge language arts students to a PowerPoint game in which they match idioms to their literal meanings, or get more in-depth with figures of speech with an engaging lesson.
When in doubt, focus on food! A lesson on food-related idioms is sure to entice hungry writers. For older students, a worksheet that features popular figures of speech in the works of William Shakespeare is a great way to bring literary analysis into a literature lesson.
We’ll cut to the chase: when you’re down to the wire when planning a unit on idioms, keep your chin up. You’ll go head over heels for our high-quality resources—and no, we’re not pulling your leg!