What Do They Really Mean?


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An Interactive Reading Book About Idioms by Joan Green

Idioms are plentiful in the English language and are used as funny, colorful ways to convey meanings. Idioms can also be confusing because their meanings, if taken literally, make no sense. This book helps to uncover the real meanings behind a few commonly used idioms.

Example:  When she says, “You crack me up!” what she really means is, she thinks you’re funny.

Interactive Reading Books
encourage speech development, reading skills, fine motor coordination and a variety of other functional skills, all in a fun, interactive way.

Utilizing the power of visual strategies, special needs students of varying levels – as well as beginning readers – learn to associate pictures with words and then create simple sentences visually by attaching (with velcoins) the correct picture cards to the correct squares on each sentence page. Students then re-read (or sign, or communicate) the sentences aloud.

The tactile and sonic nature of moving the picture cards and placing them on the correct squares of each sentence page is, for most students, a highly-enjoyable experience. Activities and directions included.