These 32 Winter Themed Multiple Meaning Words Task Cards are Common Core aligned and will help your students use context clues and background knowledge to determine the meanings of words that have a variety of meanings. All of the task cards are winter themed and very kid friendly!
I do love using task cards in my classroom. They present material in such a focused way and are truly versatile! You can use them in a literacy center, for small groups, or even to help kids one on one. You can also use one card at a time with the whole class, and discuss the answers together. I like to keep a stack of cards on my desk that go with whatever concept we're working on and pull a few of them out to do together whenever we have a few extra minutes. They’re also great for fast finishers!
My favorite way to use task cards though, is to use them as a rotational activity. Simply print out the record sheet for each child and station the cards at different places around the room. You can call "Scoot" after a few minutes and kids rotate to the next station. Or depending upon the class, you can let the kids rotate to any card that's open. I love to send them on this "scavenger hunt" in buddies because I like to hear the kids collaborating on their answers. Kids love the movement too and it's always neat to see them really enjoying an activity and learning at the same time.
The task cards can be printed in color or grayscale and can be laminated and used again and again. Baggies are great to store them in or you could hole punch each card's corner and put them all on a ring. A plastic shoebox with dividers works really well to keep them organized.
***Please note...These task cards are also included in a deeply discounted bundle with three sets of winter task cards:
Winter Themed Language Task Card Bundle
Need other winter resources?
Winter Paired Text for 4th - 6th Grade
Winter Literacy Set for 4th/5th Grade
Also…If you are looking for more language skills practice, please check out these Grammar by the Month Bundles. They cover all of the Common Core language skills using an engaging, thematic format. Your kids might just enjoy grammar doing it this way!
Grammar by the Month 3rd Grade
Grammar by the Month 4th Grade
Grammar by the Month 5th Grade
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