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Math Words with Multiple Meanings
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.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 209 Views 162 Downloads
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
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 4 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Mesmerizing Multiple Meaning Riddles
Young scholars 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.
1st - 4th Language Arts 4 Views 132 Downloads
Vocabulary: Multiple Meaning Words in Context
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.
2nd Language Arts 4 Views 66 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
Miss Nelson is Missing/Miss Nelson is Back
Students 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. Students determine the main idea and identify relevant supporting details.
4th - 6th Language Arts 4 Views 3 Downloads
Seeing Words in a New Way
Learners create word posters to teach the class about a word. In this Visual Thesaurus usage lesson, students are assigned a word with a difficult spelling or multiple meanings then directed to dictionaries to learn about the word. As learners encounter problems, they are introduced to Visual Thesaurus, an Internet site, to provide another way to learn about their word.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 13 Downloads
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 7 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed