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Multimedia Details Title: Idioms
Creator: Karie Andrews and Robin Maynard
Submitted By: Karie Andrews, St Clair County Board Of Education, St Clair County

Springville Middle School

St. Clair County


This podcast give examples of idiomatic expressions.

Length: 01:30
Content Areas: English/Language Arts
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
ELA2015 (6)
41. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. [L.6.5]
a. Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context. [L.6.5a]
b. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., cause/effect, part/whole, item/category) to better understand each of the words. [L.6.5b]
c. Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., stingy, scrimping, economical, unwasteful, thrifty). [L.6.5c]