A worksheet to help students understand idioms in poetry.
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.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
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