Teaching nuances of words starts in First Grade and continues throughout the grades. Increase student's vocabulary with this Shades of Meaning packet. This packet includes 7 different cards with nuances of 7 common verbs. The cards are 2 sided with past and present tense verbs on one side each.
This packet can is also available in Shades of Meaning Bundle Using Synonyms to increase Vocabulary
Working with synonyms gets students thinking about their word choices in writing and in daily conversations. The results are -- an increased VOCABULARY! Increasing students vocabulary is a goal at ALL levels.
I used paint cards for years, but have found it increasingly difficult to find them with more than three shades. That is why I began making my own. Once I got started my kids wanted more and more! My first graders love using the cards and by the end of the year they all have their favorite 'big' word from one of the cards which they love to use!
In this packet you will find 7 'shades of meaning' cards including cards for:
go / went
see / saw
walk / walked
show / showed
scare / scared
ran / run
14 (the 7 colors set up for two-sided printing) blank cards are also included.(additional blank cards in different colors are found in other Shades of Meaning packets)
A poster with all 7 cards including 70 words is also included.
If you like this packet be sure and check out other Shades of Meaning packets from my store.
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