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Name: ____________________________________ Class: ______________ Bee Idioms
REVIEW: Before we start learning idioms, let’s...
Cut the following sentences so that each child has half of an idiom. Get them to try and match the
bee with the flower !
1...
Name: __________________________________ Bee Idiom Creation
Directions: Draw a path from the bee to the letter. Number 1 h...
Name: _____________________________________ Class: _________
Idioms in REAL life! This quiz has sentences taken directly f...
Print off these cards and cut them out. Make enough copies so that each student has three cards.
Have them write a dialogu...
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Bee Idioms

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This has five worksheets. Two are designed for younger learners and two are made with older students or business students in mind. The fifth is an activity that can be used with either group.

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Bee Idioms

  1. 1. Name: ____________________________________ Class: ______________ Bee Idioms REVIEW: Before we start learning idioms, let’s be sure we know what all the words mean. Using some of the words below try to fill in the blanks. A __________ is a small flying animal. They live in a _____________ and make ______________ (like in candles) and ________________ (yummy!). When they fly they make __________ sound. DIRECTIONS: Great! Now that we know the literal meaning of the words, see if you can figure out the figurative meanings. Fill in the blanks below to finish the sentence and create bee idioms. Bee Bees Beeline Beeswax Bee’s Buzz Buzz off Buzzing with Hive Honey 1. I haven’t seen you in a year; what’s the _____________? 2. It is important to go to your parents with questions about the birds and the ____________. 3. The North Pole is very quiet most of the year, but in December it is a hive ________ of activity! 4. I can’t wait for the sale to start. The second the store opens I am making a ___________ for the movies! 5. I don’t tell people my grades. It’s none of their _______________. 6. The biggest ___________ in my bonnet is the amount of homework students have. It’s too much! 7. I think his new truck is just the _________ knees. 8. The new pizza place is really popular. It’s attracting people like bees to _________. 9. ________________! I told you that I don’t want to talk right now. 10. The room was ____________ excitement as they waited for the teacher’s announcement.
  2. 2. Cut the following sentences so that each child has half of an idiom. Get them to try and match the bee with the flower ! 1. What’s the off 2. Buzzing with 3. Like bees to honey 4. The bee’s knees 5. Make a beeline 6. The birds and the bees 7. Hive of activity 8. None of your beeswax 9. A bee in someone’sbonnet 10. Buzz buzz If you don’t want to cut, there’s another option on the next page.
  3. 3. Name: __________________________________ Bee Idiom Creation Directions: Draw a path from the bee to the letter. Number 1 has been done for you. 1. What’s the to honey 2. Buzzing activity 3. Like bees the bees 4. The bee’s someone’s bonnet 5. Make a buzz 6. The birds and with 7. Hive of your beeswax 8. None of off 9. A bee in beeline 10. Buzz knees
  4. 4. Name: _____________________________________ Class: _________ Idioms in REAL life! This quiz has sentences taken directly from news stories from March and April 2014. Fill in the blanks with one of the following idioms: Buzzed with, Buzz off, Like bees to honey, Hive of activity, None of your beeswax, Bee in his bonnet, What’s the Buzz, Make a beeline, The birds and the bees, The bee’s knees 1. _____________________ from the world of sports? Here are some items that will have people talking: Business. 2. On Wednesday afternoon, the store ________________ activity, workers moving supplies and equipment, and Goldsholle's long-time friends stopping by to say goodbye. 3. The oil royalty issue is taking up media space again in Sabah, attracting comments _____________________. 4. In case you missed the memo, standing desks are ___________________. Not only are they trendy, hip, and modern 5. We're not sure if no sex ed or dirty chocolate sex ed is worse in terms of teaching children about ___________________________. 6. 'Content marketing' is a meaningless buzzword that needs to ____________________. 7. The start of the cruise season is just days away now — but Dockyard has been a ___________________ for several months in preparation 8. What other people think of you is ___________________________. 9. Come summer vacations and children ______________ for the Manikanta trade fair being organised at the Circus grounds in Karimnagar. 10. Clearly, he's got a _____________________ about News, but a lot of people do.
  5. 5. Print off these cards and cut them out. Make enough copies so that each student has three cards. Have them write a dialogue using the three cards. Then see if they can combine their dialogue with a partner’s dialogue. Get volunteers to perform it in front of the classroom. Buzz with (adj) What’s the Buzz Make a beeline The birds and the bees Buzz off Like bees to honey Hive of activity Bee in your bonet The bees knees None of your beeswax

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