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Shades of Meaning for 2nd Grade

Common Core Standard for 2nd Grade Understanding Related Words
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Kim Morgan

on 1 June 2016

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Transcript of Shades of Meaning for 2nd Grade

Let's Practice!
"Word Work"
Worksheet
"Scoot"
Reflection
Shades of Meaning
Shades of Meaning
Mr. Shelton's 2nd Grade Class

Today's Goal
Students will be able to use "Shades of Meaning" to evaluate (analyze or examine) differences in words.
How does shades of meaning help for our writing?
Shades of meaning helps our writing be more descriptive. This makes our writing clear and reading interesting. We can wake-up our tired words!
What is another name for related words?
We also call related or words with similar meanings
synonyms
.
We know related words or synonyms have very small differences.
Why do we use the term shades of meaning ?
Shades of meaning is the little differences between the meaning of related words.
Jack
got
out of the castle when the giant fell asleep.
small
tiny
microscopic
Shades of Meaning
sprint
run
Shades of Meaning
Jack
snuck
out of the castle when the giant fell asleep.
yelled
shouted
shrieked
whispered
announced
mumbled
called
cried
whined
screamed
exclaimed
Waking Up Our "Tired Words"
Let's Wake-Up the Tired Word Said!
1. Each person will get a word
2. Place the word on the correct "shades of meaning" card
believe
wee
skip
great
chilly
look
humongous
exciting
kind
bothered
furious
angry
frighten
startle
terrify
1. startle
2. frighten
3. terrify
1. bothered
2. angry
3. furious
nibble
eat
gobble
1. nibble
2. eat
3. gobble
enormous
big
giant
1. big
2. giant
3. enormous
hop
jump
spring
1. hop
2. jump
3. spring
giggle
laugh
guffaw
1. giggle
2. laugh
3. guffaw
pleased
thrilled
happy
1. pleased
2. happy
3. thrilled
sad
unhappy
heartbroken
1. unhappy
2. sad
3. heartbroken
frolic
play
romp
1. frolic
2. play
3. romp
Now you will get a chance to go from
table-to-table with your table partner.
Put the 3 words in order - weak, medium and strong. Complete your worksheet with your answers.
"Scoot" Worksheet
"Scoot" Cards
weak
- noisy
medium
- loud
strong
- deafening
What did you like best about today's lesson?


Did we Meet our Goal?
Today's goal was for you to be able to use "Shades of Meaning" to evaluate (analyze or examine) differences in words.
Can anyone give me an example of shades of meaning?
What is the most important thing you learned today?
Why do you think it is important to use Shades of Meaning in your writing?
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