Vocabulary: Word Meaning, Word Clues

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Young learners develop a deeper understanding of target vocabulary. In pairs, pupils independently complete a series of word clue cards, asking them to find information about key terms, including their definitions, synonyms, antonyms, word origin, affixes, and more. Once the cards are complete, partners take turns reading their clues as they try to guess each other's words.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Use the activity to address vocabulary in any content area
  • Resource would make an excellent center during rotations in any elementary grade level
Classroom Considerations
  • Activity calls for teachers to print, cut, and laminate word clue cards
  • Assumes prior knowledge of the different characteristics of words
  • The resource includes ideas for extending and adapting the activity to meet the needs of all learners

Common Core