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Vocabulary Instructional Routine: Multiple Meaning Words in Context
Tackle multiple-meaning words with your youngsters using this scaffolded lesson plan 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.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 44 Views 230 Downloads
Practice With Multiple-Meaning Words
Second graders work with multiple meaning words. They participate in a teacher led lesson 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.
2nd Language Arts 11 Views 120 Downloads
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.
4th Language Arts 9 Views 45 Downloads
New Review Vocabulary Worksheet #1 & #2
These two worksheets cover several grammatical topics. Pupils work on words with multiple meanings, Greek and Latin word parts, word connotations, academic language, and more. The result is seven quick exercises that could be used together or split up over the course of several days.
4th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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.
6th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 78 Downloads
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.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 82 Views 520 Downloads
There are eight homograph riddles here: can your scholars figure them out? For each, there are three definitions and a picture. Learners use the picture and multiple meanings as clues, recording a word that matches all three. They read an example before trying on their own.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 25 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Transition Words and Phrases: Road Signs for the Reader
Therefore! However! Furthermore! Explore the power of transition words and phrases. Signal your readers by suggesting the relationship between different thoughts or points. Help them demonstrate an understanding of word relationships.
6th - 12th Language Arts 120 Views 626 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 26 Views 174 Downloads
Explore the multiple meanings of common homographs with this fun language arts activity. Given a series of word webs and a pile of definition cards, children complete each web by matching four different definitions to each target word. A great vocabulary activity to include as part of language arts centers or as an option for early finishers of regular language arts lessons.
1st - 5th Language Arts 6 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Shakespearean Soliloquy Fluency: A Close Reading and Analysis of "To be or not to be"
Hamlet's "To be or not to be" soliloquy (Act III, scene i) gets the close reading treatment in a group of skill building exercises. As an engagement activity, class members assume the role of a WWE wrestler, a kindergarten teacher, ninja assassin, etc.
11th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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.
6th - 8th Language Arts 120 Views 97 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Spelling Unit: Synonyms and Antonyms, Multiple-Meaning Words, Homonyms, Suffixes
In 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.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 22 Views 510 Downloads
Because of Winn-Dixie
Readers analyze an excerpt from Kate DiCamillo's novel Because of Winn-Dixie. They read silently, and then hear it read aloud. Definitions for underlined vocabulary words are in the margin, and other potentially difficult words are in bold.
3rd Language Arts 104 Views 590 Downloads CCSS: Designed
All For One
Homographs can be a source of great confusion and frustration for young readers as they work to expand their vocabulary. Help them to overcome this challenge with this collaborative vocabulary activity. Given a deck of cards with different homographs printed on them, pairs of students take turns drawing cards as they work together to determine two definitions for each word, before finally writing sentences that demonstrate both meanings.
1st - 5th Language Arts 10 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Seeing Words in a New Way
What's the best resource to use when looking up words? Use Visual Thesaurus to see a word's meaning. The class accesses the interactive website and then compares and contrasts the difference between using a traditional dictionary and the Visual Thesaurus.
6th - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 335 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Which Word Works?
When everyone understands that some words have multiple meanings they build a foundation for better writing and develop deeper reading comprehension skills. This presentation provides learners with several examples of words with multiple meanings and then four opportunities to practice choosing words that fit properly into two or more sentences.
2nd Language Arts 9 Views 38 Downloads
Math Words with Multiple Meanings
Learners find the meanings of common math words. In this math word meaning lesson, the teacher begins by giving half of the class the English assignment to write a sentence with a product and the other half of the class receives the math assignment to write a sentence with a product, then the class analyzes how the assignments were completed.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 236 Views 181 Downloads