Teaching Resource

Elements of Poetry Worksheet - Idioms

PDF | 3 pages|Grades: 5 - 6

A worksheet to help students understand idioms in poetry.

Use this teaching resource when studying poetry in your classroom.

Students read the poem, The Brave Babysitter and the Boys, then investigate the idioms within the poem.

Answers for teachers are also provided.

A black and white version of this resource is also available for download.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  • VCELY317

    Show how ideas and points of view in texts are conveyed through the use of vocabulary, including idiomatic expressions, objective and subjective language, and that these can change according to context

  • VCELY318

    Navigate and read imaginative, informative and persuasive texts by interpreting structural features, including tables of content, glossaries, chapters, headings and subheadings and applying appropriate text processing strategies, including monitoring...

  • VCELY320

    Analyse the text structures and language features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELY1698

    Show how ideas and points of view in texts are conveyed through the use of vocabulary, including idiomatic expressions, objective and subjective language, and that these can change according to contextElaborationsidentifying the narrative voice (the ...

  • ACELY1701

    Identify and explain characteristic text structures and language features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the textElaborationsexplaining how the features of a text advocating community action, for example ...

  • ACELY1711

    Analyse how text structures and language features work together to meet the purpose of a textElaborationscomparing the structures and features of different texts, including print and digital sources on similar topics, and evaluating which features be...

  • ACELY1702

    Navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanningElaborationsbringing subject and technical vocabulary and concept knowledge...

  • ACELY1712

    Select, navigate and read texts for a range of purposes, applying appropriate text processing strategies and interpreting structural features, for example table of contents, glossary, chapters, headings and subheadingsElaborationsbringing subject and...

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