Presentation on theme: "WORDS WITH MULTIPLE MEANINGS Horizontal Grade Level Meeting January 22, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
WORDS WITH MULTIPLE MEANINGS Horizontal Grade Level Meeting January 22, 2013
THINK FAST!! Make a list of as many multiple meaning words as you can in 2 minutes!! Ex) Date (fruit) Date (day of the month) Date (social appointment) Ex) Bow (hair piece) Bow (weapon for shooting) Bow (bend at the hips)
OBJECTIVE TEACHERS WILL BE ABLE TO: Implement at least 3 new strategies to help students use and understand words with multiple meanings.
VOCABULARY *Homonyms: -same spelling/pronunciation but different meaning -DATE, DATE Homophones: -same pronunciation but different spelling/meaning -Buy, Bye, By *Homographs: -same spelling but different pronunciation/meaning -Minute, Minute
EXAMPLE ASSESSMENT QUESTION “Maybe you and I should play a match sometime,” she said. Which sentence below uses match in the same way as in the sentence above? A. I could not find the match to my red sock B. She is no match for him in the spelling bee. C. He lost the match to someone more experienced. D. My grandfather used a match to light the candle.
STRATEGY 1 N OTE T AKING /S ENTENCE W RITING EX) SEWER SEWER -A person who sews.-An underground channel for carrying off drainage and waste
STRATEGY 2 M ULTIPLE M EANING F LASH C ARDS SEWER -Only a fine sewer could make her own prom dress. SEWER -The rats crept through the sewer.
STATEGY 3 CREATIVE LETTER WRITING CHOOSE TWO MULTIPLE MEANING WORDS DIRECTIONS: Write a letter to ANYONE explaining to them the difference between the multiple meaning words. Letters must include: Definitions for each word (4 different definitions) Example Sentences for each word (at least 4 sentences) Salutations (DEAR ----, Sincerely, )