Whoops! Something went wrong.

Click here to refresh the page

Synonyms and Shades of Meaning Vocabulary Lessons and Printables

Synonyms and Shades of Meaning Vocabulary Lessons and Printables
Synonyms and Shades of Meaning Vocabulary Lessons and Printables
Synonyms and Shades of Meaning Vocabulary Lessons and Printables
Synonyms and Shades of Meaning Vocabulary Lessons and Printables
Synonyms and Shades of Meaning Vocabulary Lessons and Printables
Synonyms and Shades of Meaning Vocabulary Lessons and Printables
Synonyms and Shades of Meaning Vocabulary Lessons and Printables
Synonyms and Shades of Meaning Vocabulary Lessons and Printables
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
Product Rating
File Type

Compressed Zip File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

61 MB|23 slides + 8 Printable Pages
Share
Product Description
Use this interactive lesson to teach vocabulary skills for practicing synonyms, word choice and shades of meaning. Choosing appropriate words helps students improve vocabulary choice for their writing. Guided and independent practice exercises for synonyms and shades of meaning come included.

Updated 4/2017 with 2 new slides! (Visual definition of Shades of Meaning)

The PowerPoint has animation and sound so you can watch as an animated flower grows petals (synonyms) for a target word. The presentation is interactive and allows students to use the Flower Organizer provided to stay engaged.

Synonyms are introduced as words that have the same or similar meaning, but not exact meaning. Then students are introduced to the idea that synonyms are used to improve writing and are given exercises to substitute a word with an appropriate synonym.

Of course, that leads to a discussion of shades of meaning and what is an appropriate synonym substitution. The presentation continues with the concept of shades of meaning. A paint sample strip is used as a metaphor to illustrate the shades of meaning between similar words. Students practice with three exercises using the Paint Sampler provided for duplication.

Example sentences are given to show the student how the intensity of the words increases as shades of meaning go deeper (the shades on the paint strip go darker).

*****Includes 8 Printables! One of them can be used as an exit ticket.*****

Presenter's notes come included with Teaching Points and instructions for Slide Control.

Download the PREVIEW and see the product (please note that the PREVIEW is in PDF format, so you will not be able to see the animations).

Please Note: This is a zipped file containing 1 PowerPoints. There are also 2 PDF files for the Printables and Presenter's Notes.

*********************************************************************

SAVE WITH BUNDLES! SAVE 25%!!
Shades of Meaning Super Bundle
Shades of Meaning Starter Bundle

*******************************************************************
Interested in more resources for English Language Arts for:

★ character analysis
★ central message
★ point of view and perspectives
★ literature companion packs
★ literary centers
★ shades of meaning
★ commas and addresses
★ vocabulary assessments
★ narrative writing
★ ELA games

CLICK HERE FOR ELA RESOURCES

Use the CUSTOM CATEGORY Shades of Meaning
to find additional resources to teach this concept.

*******************************************************************

Comments, suggestions, feedback, and questions always welcomed!

*******************************************************************

♦ Be sure to click on the green ★ to follow me for updates and new product announcements!

Do you need some fresh ideas and tips? Then be sure to visit my My Blog

♦ Each time you give feedback, TPT gives you feedback credits that you use to lower the cost of your future purchases. I value your feedback greatly!

♦ If you have any questions or concerns, go ahead and contact me through the Q & A and I’ll get back to you ASAP!

*******************************************************************
Total Pages
23 slides + 8 Printable Pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
Report this Resource
Loading...
$4.75
Digital Download
More products from Two Boys and a Dad Productions
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
$4.75
Digital Download
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up