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Teaching Multiple Meaning Words: A Free Activity

Multiple meaning words can be tricky for kids. Check out this fun FREEBIE from The Primary Gal!

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Use Paint Strips for a "Shades of Meaning" synonym activity... 2nd Grade Common Core objective!

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Enhancing Vocabulary | Shades of Meaning: Start with an okay word and use a thesaurus to identify 8 synonyms. Have students circle 3 of the synonyms in varying degrees of strength. Fill up the remaining paint-swatch boxes with the varied synonyms, building up.

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Vocabulary station activity: context clues practice. Can take this and turn it into a paragraph: "I think ____ means ____. One piece of evidence to prove this is _____. Also, from the text, I know that _____. As you can see, I think ___ means _____." Just enough to give them the basics of a paragraph.

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Multiple Meaning Words - Matching Game

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