This unit was created to provide students with an opportunity to use closely related words in order to expand their word knowledge and build vocabulary.
Common Core Standard 2.L.3.5: Distinguish shades of meaning among closely related verbs (e.g., toss, throw, hurl) and closely related adjectives (e.g., thin, slender, skinny, scrawny).
-5 Sets of Word Cards (big/little, good/bad, dark/bright, run/walk, catch/throw)
-Word Sort Recording Sheet (can be used with all card sets)
-Shades of Meaning Recording Sheet (can be used with all card sets)