Teaching multiple meaning words is an effective strategy to improve vocabulary and language comprehension in students with language impairments. Understanding multiple meaning words is a higher order language task that may need to be directly to taught to students with receptive and expressive language disorders.
Have you ever had a students on your caseload who struggle with more abstract language concepts? My interactive flashcard products make learning abstract concepts easier by providing concrete visuals and systematic practice.
Interactive Flashcards: Multiple Meaning Words focuses on teaching the concept that different words can mean different things. It contains 180 colored illustrations of common homograph/homophone pairs, definitions, sentences completion tasks, jokes and activities.
Updated 2/17 to include an additional 37 word pairs, new worksheets and suggestions for beginning, intermediate and advanced multiple meaning word targets.
These activities are perfect to use in early elementary as well as with older learners diagnosed with developmental cognitive disorders or autism spectrum disorders.
Pages 5-6 Anchor charts
Pages 7-17 Homograph definition cards
Pages 18-30 Homophone definition cards
Pages 31-33 Beginning pictured cards (blue)
Pages 35-36 Intermediate pictured cards(green)
Pages 37-39 Advanced pictured cards (red)
Page 40 Additional picture cards
Pages 41-43 Homophone/homographs by grade level
Page 44-46 Homograph definitions
Page 47-50 Homophone definitions
Pages 51-52 Word map worksheet
Pages 53-84 Sentence completion cards
Pages 85-95 Homophone worksheet
Pages 96-103 Homograph worksheet
Page 104 Watermelon Homograph
Pages 105-106 Extension Activities
bark, bat, batter, bluff, bowl, case, charge, check, chip, crane, date, fan, fire, flounder, food, fuse, glasses, horn, initial, iron, jam, lean, light, match, mole, novel, organ, park, patient, pitcher, robin, rock, row, seal, sentence, sign, strike, tie, trip, trunk, watch, wave
accept/except, affect/effect, allowed/aloud, ate/eight, ant/aunt, bare/bear, beet/beat, blue/blew, board/bored, brake/break, capital/capitol, carrot/carat, cents/scents, cereal/serial, clothes/close, colonel/kernel, cymbals/symbols, doe/dough, flew/flu, flour/flower, genes/jeans, hair/hare, heel/heal, hoarse/horse, knead/need, knight/night, lay/lei, leak/leek, mail/male, main/Maine, meet/meat, miner/minor, moose/mousse, muscles/mussels, one/won, pair/pear, palate/palette, right/write, sale/sail, sea/see, son/sun, stake/steak, sundae/Sunday, tea/tee, threw/through, toe/tow, wail/whale, waist/waste, way/weigh
SLPs and teachers who have used this product say....
"So excited to introduce this to my kiddos! The visuals are great and the provided definitions help to teach how to provide a definition without using the word they are trying to define!."
"Just what I was looking for!! It can be difficult to teach MM, but this makes it much easier! Thank you"
"Great visuals to help solidify definitions of multiple-meaning words. Glad to have the resource!"
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