I. Discuss the difference between figurative and literal meanings
II. Watch video segments in which students act out idioms
III. Discuss the problems Amelia Bedelia had in the book
IV. Analyze various idioms
V. Listen to the story, “More Parts”
VI. Illustrate the literal meaning of various idioms
Students will be able to:
• Visualize the information in texts and demonstrate this by drawing pictures, discussing images in texts or writing simple descriptions.
• Answer literal, inferential and evaluative questions to demonstrate comprehension of grade-appropriate print text and electronic and visual media.
• Explain how an author’s choice of words appeals to the senses.
• Identify stated and implied themes.
• Follow two- and three-step oral directions.
NL-ENG.K-12.3 Evaluation Strategies
Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts. They draw on their prior experience, their interactions with other readers and writers, their knowledge of word meaning and of other texts, their word identification strategies, and their understanding of textual features (e.g., sound-letter correspondence, sentence structure, context, graphics).
NL-ENG.K-12.4 Communication Skills
Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
NL-ENG.K-12.5 Communication Strategies
Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
NL-ENG.K-12.6 Applying Knowledge
Students apply knowledge of language structure, language conventions (e.g., spelling and punctuation), media techniques, figurative language, and genre to create, critique, and discuss print and nonprint texts.
NL-ENG.K-12.12 Applying Language Skills
Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).
Ohio State Standards
SL.1.3 Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not