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Fabulous in Fourth!- Multiple Meaning Words

HOMONYMS or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. This is a creative activity to help students recognize multiple meaning words.

Practice contractions using paint strips!

Free Printable Vocabulary Activities paint sample contractions :) A good way to help students create words or contractions.

$0  This list gives picture book titles you can use to teach specific reading skills like inference, main idea, context clues, and summary to name a fe...

Reading Comprehension Skills Book List - This list gives picture book titles you can use to teach specific reading skills like inference, main idea, context clues, and summary to name a few. 14 pages

First Grade Common Core Language Standards - Part TWO!

First Grade Common Core Language Standards

Multiple meanings match up! Easy literacy center that gets primary students to match words with their multiple meanings or ESL activity because English is a tough language!

Amelia Bedelia Multiple Meaning Words: really great idea for my writing unit. Aligns well with 6+1 traits word choice.

Amelia Bedelia Multiple Meaning Words: really great idea for my writing unit. Aligns well with traits word choice.

synonym rolls--oh my goodness I love this!

Synonym rolls: You pass out cinnamon roll shapes to your students. Then, on the spiral around the synonym roll, they write synonyms they could use to replace it.

Character Traits using the acronym of FAST (Characters Feelings, Actions, sayings, and thoughts)

Character Traits (FAST: Feelings, Actions, Sayings, Thoughts) from Confessions of a Fourth Grade Teacher: My Anchor Charts!

Toss and answer vocabulary game

4 Super Fun & Easy Muffin Tin Reading Games

Muffin Tin Reading Games - Growing Book by Book. Excellent ideas for teaching sight words, color words, vocab words, etc.

Adventures of First Grade: Fractions and Contractions

Adventures of First Grade: Fractions and Contractions -- great way to break it down

I love how it really reinforces the idea that the details SUPPORT the main idea (like the legs support the table). This idea comes from the fabulous Lesson Plan Diva .

Too often students struggle to understand the connection between main ideas and the other sentences in a paragraph. Manipulative/visual - Main idea table top with supporting ideas.

Synonym Rolls

Synonym rolls - The kids write a "generic" word in the center, such as good, nice, big. Then they write more creative adjectives around the swirl.

Free Main Idea vs. Theme Sort! Determining the main idea of a story is tricky, but throw in theme, and things get even more muddled. Help your students see the difference between theme and main idea with this free and quick sort.

Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme

Teach Your Child to Read - Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme-awesome resource for anchor charts, strategies, and task cards! Math too! Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

One of my favorite ways to teach summary.. Summarization anchor chart

One of my favorite ways to teach summary. Summarization anchor chart- did this in summer school and it really helped!

Who doesn't love incorporating food into their lesson? A new twist on the hamburger paragraph—the Taco Story!

Story Taco for teaching/practicing Story Elements. Students will write in each part of the story for each ingredient in the taco to retell the story. I think students will have fun getting to make a TACO about their story!

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