With word ladder puzzles, students will learn the meanings of dozens of common idiomatic expressions that can throw even thriving readers off balance. Students read clues on each rung, then change and rearrange letters to create words until they reach the top. Helps provide students with tools to unlock the meaning of challenging texts, broaden their vocabulary, and improve their writing skills. Great support for English-language learners. 192 pages, for grades 4 and up.