Investigating Synonyms is a set of 5 task cards that can be used in small groups or literacy centers. All students need to complete the task on each card is paper and pencilÃƒÂ¢Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã‚Â¦no copies needed.! Task cards may be displayed on a document camera or smart board, or copied onto cardstock and laminated.
Common Core Standards:
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.
2.L.5 Distinguish shades of meaning among closely related verbs (e.g., toss, throw, hurl) and closely related adjectives (e.g., thin, slender, skinny, scrawny).
Investigating Synonyms by Amy Grout
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