Word Choices and Word Relationships Activity Sheets

Word Choices and Word Relationships Activity Sheets
Word Choices and Word Relationships Activity Sheets
Word Choices and Word Relationships Activity Sheets
Word Choices and Word Relationships Activity Sheets
Word Choices and Word Relationships Activity Sheets
Word Choices and Word Relationships Activity Sheets
Word Choices and Word Relationships Activity Sheets
Word Choices and Word Relationships Activity Sheets
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Word Choices and Word Relationships Activity Sheets includes activities help students expand their vocabulary with synonyms, connotations, imagery, figures of speech, and specific types of word relationships.

The 12 Word Choices Activities give students practice recognizing and using various types of word choices including synonyms, words with different connotations, imagery, and figurative language. The activities are:

Synonyms

1. Near Synonyms - Choosing among words that mean nearly the same thing

2. Using Word Reference Tools - Finding vivid verbs and specific nouns

3. Using Word Reference Tools - Finding interesting adjectives and adverbs

Imagery

4. Descriptive Writing Using the Five Senses - Sorting examples of imagery

5. Adding Imagery - Completing sentences with examples of imagery

Word Nuances

6. Connotations and Denotations - Writing words with different connotations and explaining similarities and differences between words with different connotations

7. More Practice with Connotations - Identifying positive and negative connotations and listing words from most negative to most positive

8. Choosing between Homographs - Defining and writing with homographs

Figurative Language

9. All About Personification - Identifying an writing examples of personification

10. Similes and Metaphors - Explaining and sorting examples of similes and metaphors

11. Using Similes and Metaphors - Completing similes and metaphors and rewriting metaphors as similes

Fun with Words

12. Onomatopoeia and Hyperbole - Illustrating examples of onomatopoeia and completing examples of hyperbole

The 13 Word Relationship Activities help kids use word relationships to acquire and use new vocabulary. Using these activities, students demonstrate understanding of ten different word relationships:

Synonyms

Antonyms

Cause/Effect

Part/Whole

Number (Singular/Plural)

Object/Action

Object/Operator

Animal/Habitat

Source/Product

Association

The activities include cutting and pasting, color coding, illustrating, writing word pairs, sorting, and recognizing word pairs in sentences. The activity sheets are designed with middle school and upper elementary students in mind and are perfect for kids who aren't aren't quite ready to tackle full analogies yet, or kids who need help understanding the concept and more practice with the different types of word relationships.

For more resources on synonyms,word connotations, analogies, and more vocabulary skills see the vocabulary section of this store.

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Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
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