L.3.5 Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.5

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"Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings."

These lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

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Synonyms: Using Shades of Meaning
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Synonyms: Using Shades of Meaning
Why walk when you can mosey? In this lesson, students will learn how to use synonyms to express shades of meaning in their writing. Introduce the topic with a book, then brainstorm descriptive options for overused words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Figuring Out Figurative Language!
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Figuring Out Figurative Language!
Teaching figurative language is as easy as pie with this lesson. Give students a chance to explore different kinds of figurative language as they develop their own comic strip.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Get the Hang of Homophones
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Get the Hang of Homophones
Help your students get the hang of homophones with this vibrant language lesson. Your little learners will have a blast watching interesting videos and showcasing their knowledge by completing worksheets.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Capturing the Clues
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Capturing the Clues
It’s time to get those magnifying glasses out! In this lesson, students will act as detectives, searching for clues about idioms. Who can find the clues that lead to the meanings of various idioms?
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Take a Walk with Idioms
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Take a Walk with Idioms
Get your students moving! In this lesson, your students will walk around the classroom as they practice using and interpreting idioms.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Making Sense of Sensory Words
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Making Sense of Sensory Words
With this super sensory lesson, students will make sense of a variety of sensory words. In addition to exploring sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell words, students will make connections to real-life experiences!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Working with Idioms
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Working with Idioms
Figurative language can be difficult, especially for ELs. With the help of context clues and exposure to common idioms, it can be a piece of cake! Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for the *Take a Walk with Idioms* lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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