Shades of Meaning: From Vague to Precise

Instructional Resource

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Smarter Balanced
Grade Levels
Grade 6

Shades of Meaning: From Vague to Precise

Instructional Resource

In this lesson, students will sort, rank and evaluate how different words with similar meanings impact the overall meaning of a piece of writing.   Students will collaborate in pairs to determine shades of meaning in groups of words. They will apply this understanding to their own writing.

Author
Roxanna Lopez Dana Humphrey
Publisher
Smarter Balanced - Smarter Tools for Teachers