Apple Associations is a fun way to teach word associations.
Word associations are a critical skill in vocabulary acquisition and use.
Word associations can increase the following skills:
Receptive and expressive vocabulary skills
Similarities and differences
Compare and contrast
Exclusion – what does not belong
Word associations build strengths in word relationships – an important skill in classroom-based curriculum.
Cut the cards out and laminate. Students can match a red apple to a green apple to make a connection between the two words. Use in a variety of games or as explicit vocabulary teaching.
Included in this packet are the following:
- 32 Association matches
- Answer sheet
- Cover card in case you want to put them on a ring or on the outside of a storage container