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Shades of Meaning with Christmas Words

Shades of Meaning with Christmas Words
Shades of Meaning with Christmas Words
Shades of Meaning with Christmas Words
Shades of Meaning with Christmas Words
Shades of Meaning with Christmas Words
Shades of Meaning with Christmas Words
Shades of Meaning with Christmas Words
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
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16 MB|31 pages
Product Description
Use this vocabulary activity for students to practice nuances or shades of meaning with Christmas related words. Students will Students will sort and order CHRISTMAS WORDS such as celebrate, jubilate, or honor

How it Works
There are 6 Christmas words each having 5 synonyms. Each set of words is printed on an ornament. Students cut out the ornaments and arrange the words in order of shades of meaning on the tree. Then the ornaments are glued onto a recording sheet with the Christmas tree. Students then write a sentence for each of the words on the recording sheet. A non-cutting and non-glueing format are also provided. LINE ART pages are also provided as well.

To set up: Just print, duplicate and use!
Included in the product:
★ 6 Christmas tree sheets with 6 different word lists (2 nouns, 2 verbs, 2 adjectives which are Christmas related words each with 5 synonyms)
★Student Recording Sheet
★Answer key
★Non-cutting and non-glueing option included
★Blank Christmas tree sheet with ornaments to add your own words
★line art pages for color free printing

The activity can be used in three ways:
Literacy Center put in a literacy center and students can practice, record their answers and check their answers independently.
Teacher Directed use in a small group to reinforce or reteach the concept of shades of meaning.
Small Group have students work in small groups to order the verbs by shade of meaning. Students will have wonderful discussions and maybe even heated arguments of the meanings of the words!


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Total Pages
31 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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