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Very Very Vocabulary {Learning What Words Mean}
This item includes several resources for the primary classroom teacher (grades 1-3) to introduce, reinforce, and develop vocabulary in meaningful and playful ways. The activities will work in whole-group or small-group settings. In this set of materials, you'll find: • Nine Vocabulary Strategy Po
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Word Meaning Activity Cards Grade 3 Common Core RL.3.4
Common Core Standard RL.4 asks students to determine the meanings of words. It also wants students to be able to distinguish literal from non-literal word meanings. This document TEACHES and REVIEWS context clues, similes, metaphors, idioms, and more to provide a world of vocabulary exposure and v
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Word Meaning Activity Cards Grade 5 Common Core RL.5.4 & RL.5.4
This is specially aligned to the Common Core Standards and the needs of fifth grade students! This collection of 30 word meaning activity cards covers similes, metaphors, personification, idioms, context clues, hyperbole, prefixes, suffixes, word choice, and etymology(word origins). These activity
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Finding Word Meaning Using Context Clues: Task Cards
Interested in other Context Clues activities? Check out these: Using Context Clues to Determine Word MeaningFinding Word Meaning Using Context Clues:Animal EditionContext Clues Strategy Sorting ActivityUsing Context Clues to Determine Word Meaning-Sports Edition Game This purchase includes 18 info
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Finding Word Meaning Bundle - Third and Fourth Grade Informational Text Unit
This complete unit focuses on steps for finding word meaning: using phrases set off by commas or parentheses, using context clues, using word parts, using related words, and using the dictionary. It includes everything you’ll need for direct instruction, modeling, guided practice, independent practi
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Nyms-O: A game of Word Meanings
Applenyms is based on the classic UNO game. However, when you have one card left, you must say “Applenym!" instead of saying “UNO”! Included: 64 antonym cards, 64 synonym cards, 64 homonym cards, 64 template cards. (#s 1-9, skip, reverse, draw 2, wild, and wild draw 4 cards also included) & 3 A
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Robot Vocabulary: Synonyms, Antonyms, Homographs, Word Meanings
This fun, robot pack targets synonyms, antonyms, homographs, and word meanings! It is 41-pages long! Pages 2-3: Cover Cards - To help keep you organized! Pages 4-14: Homographs - Match each homograph card to another card with two different possible definitions! Pages 15-33: A roll the die game for
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STAAR Word Meaning Task Cards
STAAR Word Meaning Task Cards is an ultimate packet for 3rd and 4th Grade over with all of the following skills combined synonyms, antonyms, context clues, prefixes, suffixes, homophones and homographs. Questions are similar to those students will encounter on STAAR. There are 56 task cards in all
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24 Task Cards - Context Clues and Determining Word Meaning - CCSS L.6-12.4
Use these UNIQUE and RIGOROUS context clues task cards in an endless amount of ways with your 6th-12th grade students! They are also great for the "independent practice" portion of a "context clues" lesson or for reviewing the skills needed to determine the meaning of unknown words. Take a PEEK a
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INFERRING WORD MEANING context clues and beyond... {CCS 5.4}
This unit includes games, worksheets, criteria, learning targets, lesson plans, and assessments designed to help your students master CCS RL 5.4 and RI 5.4. How do we understand words? We use context clues, but sometimes those traditional clues aren't there. We also use word relationship, a knowl
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Print a Standard RI 2.4 {Determine Word Meaning} Activities + Assessments
This no prep ELA Print a Standard packet for RI 2.4 was designed to give your students a chance to work on vocabulary; by identifying word meaning in passages, as well as, in phrases or sentences. There are 12 activities in all. Some activities require kiddos to cut and paste and others simply req
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Determining Unknown Word Meaning Practice Pack
As readers (both students and adults) we are destined to run into words that are new to us that we may not already know the meaning of. Building the skills to use context clues, grammar hints, and background knowledge to decipher word meaning are instrumental. This robust package includes 25 pages
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Context Clues - Developing Word Meaning with Context Clues
Give your students the skills and confidence to unlock meaning to unfamiliar words with this Common Core Standards based lesson on developing word meaning with context clues. The lesson includes background and student handouts for the five types of context clues. Students will practice using the ty
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ReadyGen Weather Words and What They Mean Voc Kindergarten Unit 3 Module B
This unit contains 11 sheets, 35 vocabulary words from the story “Weather Words and What They Mean”. The words that were chosen are from the ReadyGen Kindergarten curriculum, unit 3, module B. Most of the pictures are from microsoft.com Maria words included: moisture boundary position evaporates mo
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Figurative Language, Word Relationships, & Nuances in Word Meanings
Common core teachers, look no further! This 73 page document is the ONE resource you need to teach ALL of the Language 5.5 standards. This resource is part of my 5th grade language notebook bundle. It includes similes, metaphors, idioms, adages, proverbs, synonyms, antonyms, and homographs. Each s
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Word Meaning Task Cards and Game
Build vocabulary skills and practice word meaning using 32 task cards with context clues, prefixes, suffixes, and multiple-meaning words, spinner game, and worksheet. The task cards can be used for a whole class or a small group. The spinner game is perfect for interventions or centers. The follow-u
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Inferring  Word Meaning Reading Mini Lesson with Independent Practice Worksheet
This ZIP file contains a mini lesson in two formats: a PowerPoint Slideshow (non editable) and a PDF file, as well as an independent practice worksheet with an answer key. There are 10 slides for presenting the mini lesson on inferring word meaning. The worksheet contains ten sentences with vocabula
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Prefix Word and Meaning Match
Prefix Word and Meaning Match is a simple matching game that allows student to work with prefixes “dis, mis, pre, re, and un.” Students match the prefixed word to its meaning. The set also includes 5 printable practice sheets. Thank you in advance for your feedback, and please feel free to follow m
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Fun ACT Reading Basics Assessment: Main Idea, Detail, and Word Meanings
This excerpt from "Fun ACT Prep: Skill by Skill" is an assessment passage scaffolding the skills of Main Idea, Supporting Details, & Word Meaning. The passage is an original prose piece of ACT reading level with ACT-style questions covering the three topics from the "Reading Basics" section of t
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Idiom Matching Game/ Literal & Non-Literal Word Meanings
Students match the idiom, the non-literal meaning of the idiom, and the picture to form a set of three cards. This activity can be played as a center game, as a whole class (with each child getting a different card and looking for their partner), or as individual work.
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Word Meaning / Context Clues Reading Skill Unit
This unit contains a week of activities to teach word meaning. Included in this unit: * Teacher Talk Page- All the instructions you will need for a week of word meaning reading skill activities * Skill Shocker- A science experiment (Oh Say Can You See) to kick off the reading skill unit with studen
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Finding Word Meaning Using Context Clues TASK CARDS: ANIMAL EDITION
Interested in other Context Clues activities? Check out these: Using Context Clues to Determine Word MeaningFinding Word Meaning Using Context Clues Hi teachers! This *animal edition* of context clues task cards contains 18 informational passages, recording sheet, and answer key! Questions will ra
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Words & Meanings: Mash & Mark
This pack is full of Idioms, Multiple Meaning Words (Homonyms), Antonyms, Synonyms, and Heteronyms. A great way to build Vocabulary while having fun! Students use dough, paint, color crayons, or markers to cover. A huge pack of Words and Meanings fun! The low ink version can also be sent home for
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Dictionary Wars! Word Meaning Dictionary Practice Game
What is a dictionary war? This is a dictionary game that utilizes speed and competition to increase vocabulary awareness, comprehension, and dictionary awareness. As a group, students use the dictionary to find the answer before the other groups to score points for their team. How do we play? St
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Vocabulary and Word Meaning SCOOT - QR Codes Included
Check out these four SCOOTs for your ELA classroom! The SCOOTs are divided as stated below, they are an engaging and interactive way to teach your students about vocabulary and word meaning strategies. QR codes are included for easy checking! SCOOT 1  Context Clues In this set, you will find engag
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Test Prep Vocabulary: Determining Word Meaning
Save money on the bundle!!! Special price! Test Prep Vocabulary Bundle This test preparation packet practices vocabulary questions found on standardized tests. This set practices choosing a word or words that defines the underlined word. Included in the packet are fifteen paragraphs (five pages w
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Context Clues Task Cards - word meaning vocabulary
This product includes: 24 context clues task cards (word meanings and vocabulary) Student answer sheet Teacher answer key This is a great product to use for small group, guided practice, morning work, scoot around the room, or pre/post assessment! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Claves de Contexto - Significado de Palabras - Word Meaning - Spanish
Significado de palabras: Este producto incluye 32 tarjetas de opcion multiple donde el estudiante tendra que leer una oracion y usar su conocimiento previo para saber el significado de la palabra subrayada. Incluye: 32 tarjetas de opcion multiple Hoja de respuestas Pagina para anotar respuestas G
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Graphic Organizer: Personal Student Dictionary - Word Meaning
1 page graphic organizer This sheet can be used for each vocabulary word in the student's personal dictionary. Suggestions: *Punch holes in the document before handing out to students and have them keep track of their word meaning sheets with a 3 ring binder. *Allow students to create their own
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Context Clues and Word Meaning Task Card Strips
Word choice can be tricky for kids, but it's imperative that they learn how to use clues in the text to figure out what words and phrases mean. Make that practice fun with this set of task cards filled with fun cartoons and compelling text. To change-up the task card experience, this is the third in
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Word Meaning & Topic Questions: Thinking About & Beyond the Text with QR Codes
Questions are based on The Continuum of Literacy Learning by Fountas and Pinnell. This product includes question cards, as well as question QR Codes, to get students to think above and beyond the text in regards to word meanings and the topic of the text.
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Word Meaning Mania - Synonyms, Antonyms, Homophones, and Homographs
Word Meaning Mania with Synonyms, Antonyms, Homophones, and Homographs address the TEK 3.4C of the Texas TEKS 2 activities included 1. Word Mania _ Sort meanings and word cards by synonyms, antonyms, homophones, and homographs 2. Word Mania Task Cards Multiple choice (similar to STAAR testing)
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Comprehension Strategy Unit: Inferring for Word Meaning
This unit focuses on the comprehension strategy of inferring for word meaning . It is based on the ideas in Reading with Meaning by Debbie Miller and Strategies that Work by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis. Comprehension strategies are taught one at a time, however, they are also taught to inte
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Using Context Clues to Determine Word Meaning: Assessment
This assessment checks student understanding of using context clues while reading. Students must read a short passage about plants and animals of the tropical rainforest, then use context clues to identify the meanings of six words in the text. Types of context clues: - parentheses after the word
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Esperanza Rising, cheat sheet of Spanish words and their meanings
I have prepared a quick "cheat sheet" for teachers using the novel Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan. This novel uses many Spanish phrases, and I have translated each, by chapter, for quick reference. Though we often tried to infer the meanings of the Spanish words using context clues, I found it
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Word Meaning Worksheets | L 2.5 | Print a Standard | No Prep Tasks | Assessment
This no prep ELA Print a Standard packet was designed to give your students a chance to work on grammar skills outlined in L 2.5 including identifying real life connections between words and their uses and distinguishing shades of meaning among closely related verbs. There are 12 activities in all.
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Using Context Clues to Determine Word Meaning: Sports Edition Game
Thanks for viewing this product! This product contains 24 Context Clues Task Cards that are all sports themed. We ask students to determine word meaning based on clues within a sentence, but a lot of the students rely on their background knowledge to help them solve the "unknown" word. I created t
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Finding Word Meaning Practice Pack
Improve your students’ informational reading by targeting specific strategies for finding word meaning: using phrases set off by commas or parentheses, using context clues, using word parts, and using related words. What’s Included: • Overview • Quick reference guide • Four targeted practice works
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Word Meaning in Context- Reading Strategy
This PowerPoint presentation tells students what "Word meaning in context" means and how to use the context of a word to help determine its meaning. Students are given practice with real and made-up words. On the final slide, there are some links to free online games. My students (Grade 1/2 gifte
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Math Word Problem Frames & Words That Mean BUNDLED
Math Word Problem Frames - Elementary and Middle Grades BUNDLED with Words That Mean Math Word Problem Frames: If word problems are stumping your students use these common core math word problem frames to help. They break down the important steps box by box to help your students solve each word pro
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L.3.5.a; L.4.5.b Literal and Non-Literal Word Meanings; Idioms; MULTIPLE CHOICE
Figurative language, idioms, literal and non-literal word meanings This product aligns with L.3.5a and L.4.5b. It contains four worksheets with multiple choice questions. Students read each sentence, look at the underlined phrase, and choose what it means from the four possible responses. There ar
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Common Core Analysis Cards 6, 7, 8 RL.4 Determining Word Meaning
Common Core Mastery Series: Standard RL.4: Determining the Meaning of Words and Phrases Literature Analysis Cards, Mini-Lessons, & Organizers! Grades 6-8+ This is 1/10 of a Larger Product and You can Purchase the FULL PRODUCT here for Huge $aving$: Common Core Literature Analysis Cards for Mid
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Multiple Word Meanings Game
This is a game that can be played in a small group or as a center. It's to be used with the standard *ELACCKL4a-Identify new meanings for familiar words and apply them accurately. Students match the words that sound the same but have different meanings (i.e. bat the animal and bat used in baseba
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Prefix and Suffix Butterfly Word and Meaning Match
This is a wonderful literacy center activity to practice using suffixes and prefixes. Students have to match the word (either a word with a suffix or prefix) to the definition of the word to complete the butterfly. Great for spring time! Print this activity on card stock, laminate, and place at your
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Context Clues and Word Meaning PowerPoint
Being able to determine the meaning of words and phrases in text is crucial to text understanding. It's a skill that takes lots of practice. Use of this PowerPoint gives that practice in a fun and entertaining way. It's full of great clipart and text that helps students get to the heart of the lesso
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Soaring Through the Dictionary to Find Shades of Word Meanings
Through this activity, your students will be able to explore a dictionary while discovering the different shades of meanings words have. This activity was designed to address the common core standards: CCSS L.2.4.e Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: Use glossaries and beginning dictionaries, both p
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Using Context Clues to Determine Word Meaning - "Socks" by Beverly Cleary
This activity should only be done after students have completed reading chapter 1 of "Socks" by Beverly Cleary. This activity includes passages taken from the book with new vocabulary bolded. Students must use context clues to determine what the word means and circle a synonym for the word from th
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Using CONTEXT CLUES to Determine Word Meaning
Understanding unknown words within text is a skill all students need to develop. This resource helps them learn to use context clues to determine the meaning of a word within a paragraph. This file includes a literacy center activity and a worksheet/assessment. The literacy center is a sorting act
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Infer Word Meaning Using Context Clues from Bridge to Terabithia
This item includes a set of passage cards from Bridge to Terabithia. Students will use the unfamiliar and/or unknown word from the cards to complete the Context Clues chart.
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Teaching Reading Strategies - Exploring Word Meaning.
Readers are curious about words. Readers infer word meanings. We use the context and our knowledge about words to decide what some words mean. Some words have different meanings depending on the context. Vocabulary knowledge contributes greatly to comprehension. This book will give teachers across
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Idioms (Figurative Language) & Word Meanings Power Point Common Core Lesson Plan
Teach Idioms, a type of figurative language, with this power point that introduces words that have multiple meanings. Students must determine the meaning of a word from a given sentence. Next, students are introduced to idioms. At the end of the lesson, students are given sentences and asked to dete
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The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe- Word Meaning in Context
This sheet has a range of quotes from, and statements about, C.S. Lewis's "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe". In each sentence, a word is underlined and children are given a choice of 4 possible meanings for the underlined word. This activity allows children to practise determining the meaning
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