Homonyms & Other Confusing Words
In this homonyms activity, students must choose the correct homonym that completes the sentence. There are 20 sentences and 40 possible points total. The answer page is included.
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All About Homophones
Put the fun back in reading fundamentals with an interactive set of lessons about homophones. Learners of all ages explore the relationships between words that sound the same but have different meanings, and complete a variety of fun and...
1st - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Greek and Latin Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
How can adding a prefix or suffix to a root word create an entirely new word? Study a packet of resources that focuses on Greek and Latin roots, as well as different prefixes and suffixes that learners can use for easy reference
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Using Prefixes, Suffixes and Root Words to Improve College Level Vocabulary
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6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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In order to truly understand The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, you'll need to provide middle schoolers with background information about the Holocaust. After contributing as many words as they can associate with the Holocaust, such as...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Commonly Confused Words: Still More Homonyms
This online, interactive instructional activity includes 25 multiple choice questions that require choosing between 2-3 commonly confused homonyms (i.e., vein, vane, vain). The answer for each is available from a drop down list. This...
6th - 10th English Language Arts
Self-Monitoring Strategies and Vocabulary Games
Middle and high schoolers identify how to discover a word's meaning by exploring context clues and any pictures, diagrams, photographs, and charts that might be included. They continue this process with other examples and locate one on...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable