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546 resources with the concept word meanings

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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 4

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why is it important to use precise language? Participants explore this question in the fourth lesson in a series of 15 on effective instruction. Perfect for all content areas, the lesson promotes appropriate language choice through close...
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Vocabulary Morphemic Elements: Affix Game

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
How well do you know your affixes? Find out how proficient your learners are with a game that requires them not only to define various affixes, but also to use them to create words that they then use in sentences.
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A Walk in the Tundra

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Discuss the environment of the Arctic tundra using this resource. The focus of this lesson is the story A Walk in the Tundra by Rebecca L. Johnson. The appealing illustrations are bound to captivate your class! After reading the story,...
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It's Greek To Me!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
In this language lesson plan, scholars use Greek root meanings to determine the meaning of words. After being shown how Greek roots are used in many words, such as, photosynthesis, pairs are given two excellent black line masters...
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Context Clues

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Using context clues to determine a word's meaning is an important strategy to further reading comprehension. Challenge your class to answer the 11 multiple-choice questions in this PowerPoint. Note: This is a great resource for English...
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Using Words as a Way into Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Use the Visual Thesaurus to predict the subject matter of Rick Riordan's book The Lightning Thief. A pre-reading activity encourages middle schoolers to use context clues and word meaning to discover what the book is about. After they...
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Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Scientific terms can be difficult to remember. This resource suggests developing analogies as a way to make energy terms memorable. After listing new terms on the board, groups develop analogies based on restaurant words, and then share...
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Reading Comprehension: Voice of Nature

For Students 4th Standards
Understanding a text can be a very interesting task. Fourth graders read a passage describing the origin of an Aboriginal myth. They answer 11 comprehension questions that require them to pull key details, use context, and think...
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Feijoo Sisters: Pirouette

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Grover and the Feijoo sisters explain what a pirouette means. The sisters do pirouettes to show what the word means. Grover isn't as successful when he tries one himself. This is a terrific way to get your class excited about language.
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Jason Taylor: Toss

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What an entertaining video! Jason Tyler demonstrates the meaning of the word toss by throwing a fake cow. That's something learners will remember.
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Hot! Hot! Hot!

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Baby Bear shows how to sound out the word hot. He also illustrates its meaning. This is a creative way to introduce new Language Arts.
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Judah Freidlander: Spectacular

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Judah Freidlander identifies the meaning of the word spectacular in this clip. He exudes enthusiasm as he describes this word. What a fun way to introduce new Language Arts!
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Jonah Hill: Mustache

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Jonah Hill illustrates the meaning of the word mustache using a wonderfully entertaining technique. He shows Elmo all of the things he can do with his mustache. Learners won't forget the meaning of this word after watching the clip.
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Jude Law: Cling

For Teachers Pre-K - K
With Jude Law as the guide, learners explore the meaning of the word cling. This clip could be used as a way to introduce a lesson on Language Arts. Learners could be given a word and asked to define it for the class.
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Inside And Outside

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A young girl demonstrates the concept of inside and outside using food and a picnic basket. It's a wonderful way to illustrate this concept. The visuals are appealing.
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Jason Bateman: Comfort

For Teachers Pre-K - K
After searching for someone to comfort, and finding no one who needs his help, Jason Bateman describes the meaning of the word. In the end, he is comforted by Elmo.
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Terrence Howard: Incognito

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Terrence Howard explains the meaning of the word incognito. Elmo learns that the word means change the way you look by wearing a disguise. Both a chicken and a pig wear a disguise to show Elmo the meaning of incognito.
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Jimmy Fallon: Inspect

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Jimmy Fallon defines the meaning of the word inspect. This is a fun word to share with your class. They will love to identify things they can inspect in the classroom.
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Jake Gyllenhaal: Separate

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Jake Gyllenhaal explores the meaning of separate. With an octopus on top of his head, he has to experiment with this concept. It's a fun way to introduce this new Language Arts.
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Song: Silly Sounding Words

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Sesame Street characters celebrate words. They list some of their favorite silly sounding words including tweezers, snorkel, flapjack, smudge, and aardvark. Children could then list their own favorite words. It's a great way to make...
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Neil Patrick Harris: Curly

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Neil Patrick Harris discusses the word curly in this video. He and Elmo show examples of curly things, including a ribbon, straw, and pasta.
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Usher: Volunteer

For Teachers Pre-K - K
The musician Usher helps Elmo understand the meaning of the word volunteer. By using examples involving Sesame Street inhabitants, Usher makes the meaning of this word clear. This is a great video to use to help learners develop new...
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Jennie Garth: Garden

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Jennie Garth and Abby describe what a garden is in this video. There are some wonderful visuals to go with the descriptions to make this concept come alive. What an entertaining film.
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Hugh Jackman: Concentrate

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Hugh Jackman discusses the meaning of the word concentrate. Elmo demonstrates how to concentrate. It's an entertaining film.