Shades of meaning
Shades of Meaning Assessment
This assessment includes synonyms with different shades of meaning. The first five questions requires students to choose a more descriptive word for an underlined word. The next five questions focus on which word is stronger/weaker in a group. The last part requires students to sort a group of words from weakest meaning to the strongest meaning word.
Batty Shades of Meaning Sort
Cards to use with Common Core Standard 1.L.5 "Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner (e.g., look, peek, glance, stare, glare, scowl) and adjectives differing in intensity (e.g., large, gigantic) by defining or choosing them or by acting out the meanings"
Shades of Meaning Fall Leaves (individually, bundled or MEGAPACK with FREE item)
This activity is a great way to reinforce the CCSS: Shades of Meaning. This pack includes: ~Teacher Set up Directions ~Student Center Direction Sheet...just print, post and VOILA! ~12 sets (6 pages) of autumn colored leaves with Shades of Meaning words ~3 programmable autumn leaves pages ~12 Autumn Tree Mats ~1 programmable autumn tree mat ~Student record sheet ~Answer
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 least to most. Next are prompted to use one of the words in a sentence.
Shades of Meaning Sorting Mats | Synonyms
This vocabulary resource includes 10 shades of meaning mats and 30 illustrated synonym word cards. Students will order the synonyms according to their shades of meaning as they follow the instructions on each mat. This activity makes a great literacy center for all students.
Word Choice - 5 Ways to Expand Your Students' Vocabulary - Appletastic Learning
Enhancing Vocabulary | Shades of Meaning: Start with an okay word and use a thesaurus to identify 8 synonyms. Have students circle 3 of the synonyms in varying degrees of strength. Fill up the remaining paint-swatch boxes with the varied synonyms, building up.
Shades of Meaning Vocabulary Practice With the Temperature of Words
Very concrete way to teach SHADES OF MEANING when words are abstract. Students listen to a story while they try to arrange the words on the thermometer by intensity of meaning...is it boiling or freezing! Come check out this paid resource.
Do your students need to develop their vocabulary around describing character feelings? Is it hard for your students to come up with the right word to describe how they feel or are you tired of hearing "mad, sad or happy?" This is the tool to move them past all of that!Using the varied shades of paint sample cards (like the ones from your local hardware store) I have created 20 cards in this pack (80 vocabulary words in all).