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I remember when I was actually PROUD of myself for being able to read books like these. Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish. My favorite childhood books

Idioms Anchor Chart- This blog post features Five FREE Idiom Activities!

Idioms can be difficult for ESOL to understand. This anchor chart has visuals that will help them remember and are able to reference.

Amelia Bedelia - great reading fun about words with multiple meanings!!

Amelia Bedelia

The Amelia Bedelia Books by Peggy Parish - Amelia Bedelia takes everything EXTREMELY literally. So be careful of what you say. Asking her to "draw the drapes" or "steal home base" can have hilarious unintentional consequences!

38 Books you'll never read again, unless you have children or are a kid at heart. This very literal classic:

38 Things You Will Never Read Again In Your Life

Lakeshore Dream Classroom Introduction to Idioms Lesson Plan from Lakeshore Learning

Unit 3 Week 2 Skill: Idioms Intro Introduction to Idioms Lesson Plan from Lakeshore Learning

Amelia Bedelia... cause and effect... turn this worksheet into a THINKING MAP!!!

Amelia Bedelia books to teach cause and effect Or you could turn this worksheet into a thinking map!

idiom anchor chart with Amelia Bedelia

Start with the anchor chart and then explain idioms with technology!- Technology Tailgate: InstaCollagePro and Idioms - refers to Amelia Bedelia books!

31 Days of Read-Alouds: Amelia Bedelia ~ such a fun book that kids of all ages will enjoy reading it and participating in these recommended extension activities! | The Happy Housewife

31 Days of Read-Alouds: Amelia Bedelia

31 Days of Read-Alouds: Amelia Bedelia ~ such a fun book that kids of all ages will enjoy reading it and participating in these recommended extension activities!

Amelia Bedelia's Character Traits use with first grade common core standard 1.RL.3

Character Traits used with Amelia Bedilia book uses with first grade common core standard characters, settings, and major events in a story

Taking care of baby Amelia Bedelia has her hands full when she takes care of Mrs. Lane's baby. As usual, the literal-minded housekeeper mixes things up, but she also wins the heart of her newest and y

Taking care of baby Amelia Bedelia has her hands full when she takes care of Mrs. As usual, the literal-minded housekeeper mixes things up, but she also wins the heart of her newest and y