Shades of Meaning Task Cards 6th Grade | Google Apps
Shades of Meaning Task Cards 6th Grade | Google Apps
Shades of Meaning Task Cards 6th Grade | Google Apps
Shades of Meaning Task Cards 6th Grade | Google Apps

Shades of Meaning Task Cards 6th Grade | Google Apps

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Working with shades of meaning gives your students an opportunity to strengthen vocabulary and word choice. These task cards helps your students distinguish the slightly different meanings in word choice. Although this supports the following standard, if you are looking specifically for positive and negative connotation, check out the Connotation & Denotation Task Cards for 6th Grade.

L.6.5.c Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g.,Ā stingy, scrimping, economical, unwasteful, thrifty).

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    Types of Questions:

    • Choose the best word to complete the sentence.
    • Select the word with the strongest meaning to complete the sentence.
    • Select the word with the strongest meaning to replace the word.
    • Which of the following correctly puts the words in order of intensity from weakest to strongest?
    • Write the words in order of intensity from weakest to strongest.
    • Which is the most _____ way to _____ among the following?
    • What may be the difference between ___ and __?
    • Choose the best word from the box for each of the sentences below.
    • Replace the underlined word in the sentence to show ____.
    • How might the mood of the sentence change if the author had used the word _____ instead of _____?
    • How would the figurative language in the sentence be affected if the ____ had ____ instead of ____?

    What is included?Ā 

    • 36 Task Cards
    • Answer Sheet
    • Answer Key
    • Google Slides and Google Forms (self-grading šŸ™Œ)


    How can I use this resource?Ā 

    The possibilities are endless for task cards. Here are some ideas to get you started:

    • reading center/stationĀ 
    • early finishers
    • homework
    • small group
    • daily warm-up for reading workshop
    • sub plans

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