Winter Adjectives: Shades of Meaning

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Is wet damper than soggy? Young grammarians consider shades of meaning by ranking a set of winter adjectives from the weakest to the strongest. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Before providing leaners with the worksheet, model the listing process with another adjective
Classroom Considerations
  • Not all of the choices are a good fit
  • The exercise encourages learners to examine the connotative as well as the denotative meanings of words
  • An answer key is inlcuded
  • None