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For this multiple meaning words worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer, filling in words, sentences 1 and 2, definitions 1 and 2, and parts of speech. Page is a blank template.
In this recognizing multiple meaning words worksheet, students read two definitions of multiple meaning words and match the meanings with sentences. Students write six short answers.
In this recognizing multiple meaning words worksheet, students read two definitions of each multiple meaning word and use context clues to write the letter of the correct meaning next to each sentence. Students write six answers.
In this identifying meanings of multiple meaning words worksheet, students read an example and match meanings with the words in sentences. Students write six answers.
Students 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. Students use VisualThesaurus to complete a worksheet with a number of words that have a math definition and another definition.
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.
In this multiple meaning words worksheet, students learn words that have multiple meanings. Students write the letter of correct meaning of the word next to each sentence.
In this multiple meaning words activity, learners learn words that have more than one meaning. Students write the letter of the correct meaning for the words next to the sentences. Learners learn the words ration, league, and occupation.
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.
Learners use context clues to define words with multiple meanings. After extensive practice with their teacher, learners read through six sentences, they then identify a word with a multiple meaning, and determine its meaning based on the context of the sentence. Sentence worksheet and full teacher script is included.
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.
Young scholars use simple strategies to determine the meaning of a story and to increase their vocabulary. Students understand the use of multiple meaning words, synonyms, and antonyms. Young scholars determine the main idea and identify relevant supporting details. Students compare the characters and recall the details.
Second graders learn to identify multiple meanings for the same word. They write the letter of the correct meaning next to each sentence for the words watch, basket, and swing.
Young readers pick a word with two meanings that fits both phrases given to them. They fit eight words into 16 phrases.
For this words with multiple meanings #5 worksheet, learners read and say four pairs of picture / words cards of words with multiple meanings.
Learners say the word for four pairs of picture/word cards of words with multiple meanings.
In this multiple-meaning worksheet, students write two different sentences showing the different meanings of two words. Students create four sentences.
Students create word posters to teach the class about a word. In this Visual Thesaurus usage lesson plan, students are assigned a word with a difficult spelling or multiple meanings then directed to dictionaries to learn about the word. As students encounter problems, they are introduced to Visual Thesaurus, an Internet site, to provide another way to learn about their word.

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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. This would make a great learning center activity or option for early finishers during language arts lessons.
Here is a simple activity that uses definition cards that match the appropriate words to their meaning. Pupils match the cards using vocabulary words from units of study. A very basic, but often useful, resource.

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