Shades of meaning are like synonyms. But within the group of words there are small differences between the meanings of the words. They might be similar but one is more forceful or a stronger term.
This set is HUGE! Enormous! Big! Just wanted to use some shades of meaning there for you! ;)
It includes 20 sets of 3 words in shades of meaning to match. A writing activity goes with the set of matching cards. You choose for them to do it with each set or just 1 or 5. You decide what they can do.
It includes 20 sets of sentences using 20 sets of 3 words in shades of meaning to match. Then there is another writing activity to go with this.
There is an anchor chart with the definition found at the top of this description and an example of Shades of Meaning.
There is a color graphic organizer and a black and white graphic organizer for easy printing and copying.
There are two different writing activities to use along with the graphic organizer. Plenty of practice for your students with this set!
I think you will be pleased! The file is 88 pages.