Dig into "shades of meaning" by having students graph synonyms using two methods of ranking.
Using Lewis Carroll's poem Jabberwocky, students will try to infer the parts of speech and meanings of nonsense words. Then they can try their hand at their own nonsense poems.
Try this challenging vocab puzzle based on matching up homographs.
Incorporate multiple meaning words to add complexity to your spelling and vocabulary program.
Three motivating projects to get your class interacting with Greek and Latin word parts: Greekymon, Greek and Latin Spellbook, and Phobia-ology
Here are ten videos that you can play directly for students, featuring five examples of common foreign vocabulary used in English.
Push students' understanding of the parts of speech even further by integrating unexpected complexity and ambiguity!
Take figurative language to the next level! No more memorizing the difference between simile and metaphor. Instead, ask students to use these tools in more creative and complex ways!
Go beyond spelling and vocabulary lists and enrich your students' language with an in-depth study of idioms
In this lesson, Scott Rossen uses Dinosaurs to teach students Greek and Latin word stems.
Learn how "eight" and "ate" inspired a year long inquiry into homophones in a first grade class.