Shades of Meaning

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Word Choice Anchor Chart: Using a Thesaurus to Revise! (Not all synonyms are created equal. Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Teaching Grammar, Writing Help, Expository Writing, Essay Writing, Sacred Geometry

Word Choice: Using a Thesaurus to Revise!

Teach your students the correct way to use a thesaurus by showing them certain words listed in the thesaurus might not fit in a particular sentence! This blog post contains a great anchor chart idea!

Sonja recently wrote a post about ways we need to change our vocabulary instruction in Wordshop. I admit that I find it challenging to teach vocabulary in my classroom. I hate to blame time … Vocabulary Instruction, Academic Vocabulary, Vocabulary Activities, Language Activities, Vocabulary Words, Academic Writing, The Words, Opposite Words, Words To Use

Vocabulary: Word Gradients

Sonja recently wrote a post about ways we need to change our vocabulary instruction in Wordshop. I admit that I find it challenging to teach vocabulary in my classroom. I hate to blame time …

40 pages of Shades of Meaning fun! The pack includes group activities, centers, printables, anchor charts, and all the assessments you need to teac. Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, Teaching English, Teaching Resources, 2nd Grade Ela, Second Grade Teacher

Charades of Meaning - Four FUN Shades of Meaning Activities/Games (Common Core)

40 pages of Shades of Meaning fun! The pack includes group activities, centers, printables, anchor charts, and all the assessments you need to teach Shades of Meaning for verbs and adjectives. Your students will ask to play these games long after they have reached mastery! The contents include: - "...

Five cut and paste activity sheets designed to help students practice determining shades of meaning among synonyms. Great for literacy centers or word work in grade grade and grade Phonics Reading, Teaching Phonics, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Word Study, Word Work, Synonym Worksheet, Handwriting Lines, Shades Of Meaning

Shades of Meaning Worksheets | Synonyms Worksheets

Five cut and paste activity sheets designed to help students practice determining shades of meaning among synonyms. Each sheet comes in two options - one with handwriting lines and one without. Common Core aligned and great for literacy centers or word work in grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3!--Common...

Shades of Meaning Verb Cards - SEE. Cut out and laminate these 16 different cards illustrating different synonyms of the verb "SEE" Helps students . English Language Learners, Teaching Language Arts, Vocabulary Activities, Language Activities, Ell Strategies, English Writing, English Class, Shades Of Meaning, Other Ways To Say

Shades of Meaning Verb Cards - SEE

Shades of Meaning Verb Cards - SEE. Cut out and laminate these 16 different cards illustrating different synonyms of the verb "SEE" This vocabulary activity helps students understand connotation. With guidance and support from adults, students acquire new vocabulary by defining word relationships an...

From Primary Education Oasis - Tier 2 vocabulary in CCSS (shades of meaning and . Teaching Special Education, Teaching Profession, Primary Education, Teaching Vocabulary, Vocabulary Building, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Educational Activities For Kids, Kids Learning

Building Vocabulary Skills - Made Easy!

This easy method for building vocabulary skills can be used with any book, at any grade level and in any subject.

Synonym Pockets - Shades of Meaning - Game/Center/Lesson/Practice 3rd Grade Words, Third Grade, Shades Of Meaning, Fourth Grade Writing, Writing Station, Synonyms And Antonyms, Guided Practice, Root Words, Classroom Language

Synonym Pockets - Shades of Meaning - Game/Center/Lesson/Practice

This 42 page document (not including the cover) contains 35 common words students use in their writing, plus three synonyms for each that vary in nuance. This can be used for independent, whole class, or small group practice. It meets Common Core Standards for grades 2-7 (mostly in literacy CCSS...

Shades of Meaning: A Cooperative Vocabulary & Language Center {Common Core} 5th Grade Writing, 2nd Grade Ela, Third Grade, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, School Resources, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Shades Of Meaning

Shades of Meaning: A Cooperative Vocabulary & Language Center {Common Core}

Attn: Click here to get Shades of Meaning Volume 2 - NOW AVAILABLE. I created this 21st century vocabulary center to give my students a meaningful opportunity to work independently with others in a cooperative, collaborative and critical thinking setting, without me to work on and increase vocabula...

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Shades of Meaning Word List - Verbs

List of 14 action verbs that each have synonyms for students to act out. Designed to cut out in card format for a quick activity that gets students moving while greatly increasing their vocabulary. Common Core Standard Correlation: Language: Kindergarten: L.K.5. Distinguish shades of meanin...

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Shades of Meaning/ Semantic Gradients Packet

Help your students become more precise in their word choice, and understand subtle differences between synonyms. This packet includes 3 worksheets, 20 sets of words, and a page of fun ways to teach shades of meaning with your class. The worksheets come in black and white and color. Two of the work...

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Shades of Meaning Graphic Organizers Common Core

This packet includes two graphic organizers to help students recognize different "shades of meaning" words with similar meanings may have. Page one is a graphic organizer in which students can record a verb or adjective they hear in a text and then generate words with similar meanings ("shades of m...

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Shades of Meaning Displays for Reading & Writing

These colorful visuals make great anchor charts for reading comprehension or displays for your writing center. The displays feature adjectives, verbs, and feelings. Help your students deepen understanding when reading, and spice up their writing with interesting words! File contains: • Anchor Chart...

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SHADES of MEANING

Small Group or Independent Center or Station Activity, for use during guided reading, featuring Shades of Meaning. There are 2 sentences and 3 words in each group. Students read a sentence and choose the best word to complete the sentence. Includes: Title Page 2 Task Pages Recording Sheet Task C...

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Small Group or Independent Center or Station Activity, for use during guided reading, featuring Shades of Meaning. Students read a set of words. Write them in order from weak to strong. Next are prompted to use one of the words in a sentence. Language Lessons, Speech And Language, Language Arts, Shades Of Meaning, Guided Reading Activities, Student Reading, Activity Centers, Word Work, Small Groups

SHADES OF MEANING

Small Group or Independent Center or Station Activity, for use during guided reading, featuring Shades of Meaning. Students read a set of words. Write them in order from weak to strong. Next are prompted to use one of the words in a sentence. This activity has 6 words in each set. Need a little...