Learners brainstorm and list several words that have multiple meanings. They write down definitions and write meaningful sentences, leaving the multiple meaning word out. They trade blank sentences and try to fill in the blanks.
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New Review Multiple Meaning Words in Context
Multiple meaning words is the focus of a lesson designed to reinforce the use of context clues. Scholars listen carefully to a variety of sentences using the words pool and cast to decide which definition best fits the context. Then,...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary - Words in Context
What do you call a rabbit with a sense of humor? A funny bunny! Beginning with a Hink Pink Think activity, pupils discover meanings of words through an engaging learning game. Next, individuals explore ways to discover word meanings in a...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Building Vocabulary: Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes
Word roots, prefixes, and suffixes can hold the key to determining the meaning of a host of different words. Included here are five pages of prefixes, roots, and suffixes paired with their meanings and example words.
3rd - 10th English Language Arts
Context Clues (5)
Unfamiliar words can make it difficult to understand what a piece of writing is trying to say. Practice using context clues to define words you don't know with a language arts activity, which features five sentences and enough space to...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Comprehension: Thor and Sif
Expose your readers to the fascinating legends of Norse Gods Thor and Sif. They read a brief introduction about traditional stories and myths then read several paragraphs on these figures, marking unknown words as they go. Learners look...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Prefix/Suffix Sentence Change
Sentences take on very different meanings with the simple addition of an affix! Small groups use blank sentence strips to practice this concept with prefixes and suffixes you have been learning. First, each scholar writes a sentence with...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable