Teach students to distinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner and adjectives differing in intensity with this engaging hands-on resource. This bundle includes mini-lessons, games, a FoldOver book, task cards, vocabulary timelines, printables, and a quick assessment.
This unit focuses on the following standards:
L.1.5.d – 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.
Included in this unit:
•Notes to the Teacher
•Shades of Meaning Anchor Chart
•Activity #1 – Vocabulary in a Row (Students flip over a vocabulary card and cover a word on the gameboardthat represents a shade of meaning.)
•Activity #2 – Concentration/Memory with Recording Sheet
•Activity #3 – FoldOver Book (Students glue vocabulary words under each flap in order of intensity.)
•Activity #4 – Task Cards (Students read a vocabulary word, and then select a stronger way to say the word.)
•Activity #5 – Mini Lesson and Vocabulary Timeline (Students order words by intensity.)
•Activity #6 – Vocabulary Timeline Printable