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Be My Valentine, Amelia Bedelia

Who doesn't love Amelia Bedelia? She's drawing curtains, dressing turkeys...she's an awesome, literal, chick! The entire Amelia Bedelia series is pretty great, and right now I'm especially loving "Be My Valentine, Amelia Bedelia. 

It's great for teaching idioms, of course. However, there is so much more to Amelia stories. I always feel like it shows the importance of knowing multiple meaning words and phrases by showing her looking so silly. 

So why check this book out? The Valentine's Day idioms in here are illustrated in this book. So you have Amelia's friend being "stuck" on the sidewalk for "stuck on you". A great visual for students. Plus, the material isn't as serious and doing straight "idiom work" and the story is cute!

I've created a packet to go along with this book that mainly deals with the multiple meaning language in this book. It's fun, and I've included a "craftivity"!

The packet includes:

-Valentine’s Memory Match Up with Idioms 
-A multiple-meaning heart for idiom identification and explanation 
-Idiom love notes
-An idiom game 

-Conversational hearts with story-based questions
-A make your own “sweetie pie” worksheet 

-An idiom craftivity 

Download this great packet HERE.

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