Multiple Meaning Words Bundle
- this package contains the Multiple Meaning Words Task Cards, the Multiple Meaning Words Activity Sheets, and an Introductory PowerPoint Presentation.
The Task Card Set
includes thirty task cards with a variety of activities. Designed for middle school and upper elementary students, these cards provide a good selection of practice activities including:
Choose the meaning that fits the sentence.
Write multiple meanings.
Write meaning to fit sentence.
Search for multiple meaning words in sentences.
Illustrate the meaning.
Use word in two ways.
Search in paragraphs.
Choose the meaning that fits the picture.
Match sentences with word meanings.
Identify multiple meanings based on parts of speech.
These cards can be used in any number of ways - centers or stations, class games like Scoot or Footloose, individual practice, and group or partner activities. They can also be used for quick assessments or for extra review.
With a variety of activity types, plus bonus questions on many of the cards, this set is great for differentiation.
These cards address language standards for vocabulary including understanding multiple meaning words and using context clues to define words.
The Activity Sheet Set
includes ten activity sheets plus a review game for multiple meaning words.
The activities include:
Multiple Meaning Word Riddles - Students solve riddles with definitions and other clues for multiple meaning words, and they also try their hand at writing a riddle of their own.
Picture Pairs - For each question, students come up with one multiple meaning word that fits two different pictures, and then draw one set of illustrations of their own.
Parts of Speech - Given definitions, students use multiple meaning words in sentences two ways to show their use as two different parts of speech, plus a few multiple meaning words, with definitions, to unscramble.
The Same Word - Students fill in two or three blanks in a sentence wit the same word, using it's different meanings.
Color Code - Students color code a picture to show their answers to multiple meaning word questions.
Challenge Game - This is a challenge game for the whole class, divided into two or more teams, using word cards with multiple meaning words. Lots of word cards are provided.
These activities can be used for whole class practice, for differentiation for students who need more help or who are ready to do more on their own, and for review. They address language standards for understanding and using words with multiple meanings.
The PowerPoint Presentation
introduces multiple meaning words with lots of examples and student practice, and can also be used for review.
The activities include:
choosing the correct meaning of a word based on a picture
choosing the correct meaning of a word to fit in a sentence
using words in their own sentences to illustrate various meanings
writing two or more definitions for the same word.
A fill-in-the-blank notebook page is included which students can complete as they view the slides, and there is also a completed version of the note sheet for students who need it.
The information and exercised on these slides support the language standards to determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words.
See more Vocabulary Activities
for affixes, roots, context clues, and more in the V0cabulary Section of my store.
From Classroom in the Middle