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340 resources with the concept word meanings

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The Road Not Taken

For Students 7th Standards
An effective lesson plan truly can make all the difference. Seventh graders read, analyze, and annotate Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken" before writing an essay about what they believe to be the theme of the iconic poem.
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Multiple Meaning Words in Context

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Multiple meaning words is the focus of a instructional activity designed to reinforce the use of context clues. Scholars listen carefully to a variety of sentences using the words pool and cast to decide which definition best fits the...
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Root Words

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Ten pages offer useful information and five activities designed to reinforce the concept of root words. Scholars make a root word booklet, partake in a matching activity that challenges them to match root words to their meaning, record...
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An Introduction to Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learning the meaning of a new word is different than knowing its definition. Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations discusses the importance of context in understanding a word's meaning, as well as the fluidity of language...
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Heteronyms

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Challenge scholars to identify and use heteronyms in a sentence with a two-page worksheet designed to boost grammar skills. 
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Dr. Seuss Extension Activities

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Extend the exhilarating learning experience of Dr. Seuss with five activities designed to reinforce literacy skills—site word reading, dialogue writing, story mapping, and more! Featured stories include The Lorax, Horton Hears a Who, The...
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Skill Lessons – Prefixes and Suffixes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Sometimes the best way to understand a concept is to break it down. Young vocabulary pupils work with word parts in a hands-on activity that prompts them to connect flash cards with affixes to their root and base words. Additionally,...
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Informational Text Graphic Organizers

For Students 3rd Standards
Analyze informational text with a set of three worksheets that focus on the main idea and supporting details, and reinforces note taking skills, and the use of context clues to define new words. 
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Informational Text Graphic Organizers

For Students 5th Standards
Accompany informational text reading—independent or whole class—with a learning exercise that challenges scholars to examine the text's main idea, details, take notes, and record vocabulary words and their meanings.
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Context Clues

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Reinforce language and reading comprehension skills with a worksheet focused on context clues. Scholars carefully read twelve sentences, use prior knowledge and sentence clues to define an unknown word.   
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Family Time: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 5)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Support English language development with a family-themed unit consisting of a series of lessons designed to get your scholars moving, looking, speaking, writing, and listening. Conversation topics include birthdays, family...
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We Can Do It!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 10)

For Teachers 1st Standards
English language development lessons are brought to you in poems, picture cards, and grand discussions in a We Can Do It! themed unit. Topics of discussion include daily challenges, parts of a whole, words that describe what we hear,...
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Vocabulary - Words in Context

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
What do you call a rabbit with a sense of humor? A funny bunny! Beginning with a Hink Pink Think activity, pupils discover meanings of words through an engaging learning game. Next, individuals explore ways to discover word meanings in a...
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Maniac Magee: Magic Number Strategy

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Take a break from reading to find the magic number with this vocabulary game using words drawn from Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee.  Participants match the definition to the word in each numbered square of the puzzle, then add the number...
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Analogies 3 (Level 8)

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Engage your learners in analogies! Individuals use the provided bridge sentences and sentence frames to help them determine the relationships between words. They complete a total of 10 analogies.
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Analogies 2 (Level 8)

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Examine nuances in word meanings with an exercise based around word analogies. Learners use the sentences and frames provided to help them determine the relationships between words. They complete 10 analogies.
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Analogies 1 (Level 8)

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
How many ways can two words be related to one another? Learners practice with 10 analogies that cover a range of relationships. They are provided with bridge types and sentences, which assist pupils in determining the relationships...
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Analogies 3 (Level 7)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Master word analogies with a straightforward exercise. Pupils match word pairs to one another based on the relationships represented in each pair. The worksheet provides bridge sentences that learners fill out as they determine the...
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Analogies 2 (Level 7)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Determining the relationships between words is the purpose of this analogy worksheet. Learners puzzle through 10 different analogies by using bridge sentences and types to determine which pairs of words share the same relationships.
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Analogies 1 (Level 7)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Analogies are a great tool for teaching word relationships. For this worksheet, learners complete 10 analogies using the bridge sentences provided to help them make the correct connections.
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Analogies 3 (Level 6)

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Positive and negative may be opposites, but what does that have to do with the words clean and filthy? Ask your pupils to consider word relationships as they complete the 10 analogies presented here. Note that the exercise gradually...
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Analogies 1 (Level 6)

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Get your middle schoolers up to scratch with analogies using this worksheet. Pupils complete 10 analogies by determining the associations between the words and using the provided bridge sentences.
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Analogies 2 (Level 6)

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Activate analogy skills with a straightforward exercise. Learners complete 10 analogies, using the bridge sentences provided as support while they determine word relationships.
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Vocabulary List Definitions and Sentences

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Practice any vocabulary list of up to 20 words with this graphic organizer. Class members write down the words, their definitions, and sentences that use the words.