Solve the puzzle by Friday, March 7th. Bring your answer to school on a piece of paper.
Pick one idiom, write down the meaning, research the origin of the idiom, and use the idiom in a headline sentence. For example: Just sit down and do your homework! Let's not make a mountain out of a molehill.
Helpful websites: idioms dictionary, Wiktionary, phrases
Pull yourself up by the bootstraps
Mind one's p's and q's
Make a mountain out of a molehill
Pass the buck
Pot calling the kettle black
Follow the same directions as last week. Your headline should represent the meaning of the idiom.
1. A labor of love
2. love to death
3. misery loves company
4. love-hate relationship
Example of a headline: Teacher retires after 65 years, Talk about a labor of love!
One of the best ways to grow our brain or increase intelligence is to work on our reading comprehension. Our language is filled with figurative speech and little nuances that can really through a reader off track if they are unfamiliar with the term or terms.
Here are five common idioms all related by horses ---this is for you Samantha Wood!
1. Don't look a gift horse in the mouth
2. From the horse's mouth
3. Change horses in midstream
4. Put the cart before the horse
5. A dark horse
Pick one idiom, write down the meaning, research the origin of the idiom, and use the idiom in a headline sentence. For example: Mrs. Bockius is a last minute pick for the USA Alpine Olympic Team. A true dark horse!
Due: Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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