SEPTEMBER IDIOMS: “Knock your socks off” on Day 256 of 365 Days of Literacy for Kids

Here on 365 Days of Literacy for Kids, your kids will be “dressed” with IDIOMS during the month of September.

IDIOMS are phrases that reveal “secrets” from the past. IDIOMS come from many sources, many languages, many authors, many cultures.  The “hidden” meanings in IDIOMS are great fun for kids, but also teach important, interesting and intriguing lessons in how language has developed and evolved over time.

Each SEPTEMBER IDIOM on 365 Days of Literacy for Kids will address something to do with clothing… such as teaching kids the meaning of the very expressive knock your socks off idiom.

– The idiom knock your socks off means impressive, amazing, surprising.

Origin of knock your socks off Idiom:  Knock your socks off is a term that once was associated with fighting, but is commonly used today as an expressive of great surprise or amazement.  Anything that figuratively knocks your socks off packs quite a powerful punch of amazement.

Dress your kids for back-to-school success with knowledge and attention to knock your socks off.

Take a few minutes each day in SEPTEMBER to teach the secrets of IDIOMS to your kids & grandkids.  Understanding IDIOMS is a wonderful way to enrich reading and language development.

And I’m not just talking through my hat!

SEPTEMBER IDIOMS: “Knock your socks off” on Day 256 of 365 Days of Literacy for Kids was last modified: September 14th, 2011 by Sharon Couto
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SEPTEMBER IDIOMS: “Knock your socks off” on Day 256 of 365 Days of Literacy for Kids was last modified: September 14th, 2011 by Sharon Couto