The novel Mister and Me by Kimberly Willis Holt is one of my favorite novels to use with 3rd and 4th graders. The storyline of a young girl not wanting to accept a new stepfather is set with in front of a backdrop of Louisiana during segregation. There is so much to teach from this novel. It also has amazing amounts of idioms and figurative language that provide terrific teaching points. This Idiom and Figurative Language Task gives students a chance to disect and understand the idioms and figurative language that makes this novel so enjoyable to read. Download these sheets for free from my Teachers Pay Teachers store.
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