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Spelling Unit: Synonyms and Antonyms, Multiple-Meaning Words, Homonyms, Suffixes
For this spelling unit worksheet, students study synonyms and antonyms, multiple-meaning words, homonyms, and suffixes as they study the 72 words listed and complete a variety of activities using the words correctly.
Vocabulary Instructional Routine: Multiple Meaning Words in Context
Tackle multiple-meaning words with your youngsters using this scaffolded lesson which features a detailed script. Begin with the word shoulder, using context clues to help scholars understand the meaning. Next, they observe a second meaning in context, marking words that give them clues to its new meaning. They repeat this with a third meaning and answer comprehension questions. There are sentence strips and a graphic organizer you can project during this exercise.
Multiple-Meaning Words 1,2,3
In these three multiple-meaning words recognition worksheets, students review meanings, examples, and decoding strategies, choose sentences with words that have same meanings, choose words whose meanings best fit pairs of sentences, choose a word to write its definitions and sentences, and match people with their job descriptions. Students write twenty-two answers.
Eighth graders answer a riddle to explore multiple meanings in words. After discussing the riddle, they match the definition on their card with another student who has the word. Students use their words with different meanings in sentences. They think of other words with multiple meanings, write definitions and use sample sentences for them.
Practice With Multiple-Meaning Words
Second graders work with multiple meaning words. They participate in a teacher led instructional activity about words with have more than one meaning. Everyone completes a skill building worksheet in which sentences using words with more than one meaning are deciphered.
Using Multiple Meaning Words
Second graders explore multiple meaning words. In this language arts lesson, 2nd graders read "Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping." Students discuss the different meanings of the words in the story. Students complete a worksheet.
Students brainstorm and list several words that have multiple meanings. They write down definitions and write meaningful sentences, leaving the multiple meaning word out. They trade blank sentences and try to fill in the blanks.
Multiple Meanings and PowerPoint
Middle schoolers learn about words that have more than one meaning. They each create a PowerPoint presentation that has a word with multiple meanings at the top, then each of its definitions in the main body of the slide. They insert photos into the slides that match up with the definitions.
Zig Zags - Multiple Meaning Words
In this word worksheet, students match the multiple meaning words in one list with two of their meanings in a second list. They make 8 matches.
What's Gray and Has A Tail and a Trunk?
Second graders recognize multiple meanings in words. In this language arts instructional activity, 2nd graders discover how multiple meaning words can change the meaning of a sentence or story.
Multiple Meaning Words
Using context clues is an important practice when deciphering words with multiple meanings. There are ten multiple choice questions in this PowerPoint to test students on reading the context of a sentence. Tip: Use this presentation prior to a test as a helpful reminder for students to read thoroughly and carefully.
New! Understanding Shakespeare - "Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind"
Expose your class to Shakespearean language with a manageable excerpt from As You Like It. A wonderfully comprehensive plan, this resource requires pupils to use higher-level thinking skills to interact with a complex text and connect literary devices to thematic meaning. Middle schoolers will examine diction, imagery, sound devices, figurative language, and more through the six provided activities.
Multiple Meaning Words Practice Sheet #1
In this multiple meaning words learning exercise, students read the underlined word in each sentence and circle the letter of the sentence with the word that has the same meaning.
Using Multiple Meaning Words in Jokes
Youngsters read seven jokes with multiple meaning words, with answers at the bottom of the page.
Multiple Meaning Words
In this multiple meaning word worksheet, students connect lines between three columns to match words with multiple meanings to two correct definitions.
Second graders listen to the book, Play Ball Amelia Bedelia, and find words in the story that have more than one meaning. In this language arts lesson, they write four words that have multiple meanings on the worksheet embedded in the plan. A good, solid lesson.
Math Words with Multiple Meanings
Learners of many ages use the Visual Thesaurus to help them understand the language of math. They work in groups to explore the multiple meanings of common math terms. Pupils come up with examples of the words in mathematical and other contexts. No math is actually done in this lesson.
Double Dip: Using Multi-Meaning Words
Double dip ice cream cones are a fourth grade favorite, and now they come in vocabulary and context flavor. Learners practice using double meaning words as they construct ice cream cones that contain two sentences showing how context can change the meaning of a single word. Each cone is labeled with a word; the class must choose two ice cream scoops that best fit the double meaning of the word. A very interesting idea.
Multiple Meaning Words Practice Sheet #2
In this multiple meaning words worksheet, students read the underlined word in each sentence and circle the letter of the sentence that has the same meaning as the original sentence.
Mesmerizing Multiple Meaning Riddles
Students write and illustrate riddles using context clues to define multiple meaning words that they compile into a book. They read the book, Miss Nelson Has a Field Day, and observe the many different multiple meaning words used in the text. They then assemble a list of multiple meaning words from the text.