Common Core State Standards

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

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    Grade 5 Daily Warm-Up – PowerPoint 3

    A 82-slide PowerPoint presentation containing a variety of quick warm-up activities.

    Teach Starter Publishing 82 pages Grade: 5
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    Identifying Idioms and Their Meanings - Worksheet

    A worksheet to practice identifying idioms and their meaning.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Prefix Bingo

    Match prefix words to their definition by identifying the meaning of the prefix and the root word through a familiar game of BINGO.

    Teach Starter Publishing 31 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Back to School Today! Poem

    A poem that explores the feelings students may experience when heading back to school after an extended break.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: PK - 6
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    Figurative Language Worksheet

    A worksheet that can be used in multiple ways when teaching figurative language.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 6
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    Four In A Row Game - Suffixes

    Practice matching words to their common suffixes and win the game by building 4 words in a row!

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 3 - 5
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    Figurative Language Task Cards

    A set of 12 task cards to practice working with figurative language.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    MLK Day Vocabulary Activity

    Build dictionary and vocabulary skills by identifying the meanings of words related to Martin Luther King, Jr. and civil rights.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Pollinators – Comprehension Task

    An article and comprehension task about pollinators.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 4 - 6
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    Context Clues Scoot Activity

    Use context clues to determine the meaning of an unfamiliar word.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Dictionary Mystery Game

    An active game to practice dictionary skills.

    Teach Starter Publishing 13 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Antonym Task Cards

    A set of 16 task cards to practice working with antonyms.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Four In A Row Game - Prefixes

    Practice matching words to their common prefixes and win the game by building 4 words in a row!

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 3 - 5
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    Grade 5 Daily Warm-Up – PowerPoint 4

    An 84-slide PowerPoint presentation containing a variety of quick warm-up activities.

    Teach Starter Publishing 84 pages Grade: 5
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    MLK Day Crossword

    Identify and write vocabulary words relating to civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. in our MLK crossword puzzle.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Synonyms Are the Same! - Worksheet

    A worksheet to practice identifying synonyms.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Sound Devices Sorting Activity

    Reinforce sound devices used in text by sorting 16 figurative language cards into their appropriate category.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Grades: 4 - 5
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    Idioms: What Are They and What Do They Mean? PowerPoint

    An editable PowerPoint presentation to use when teaching idioms.

    Teach Starter Publishing 21 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Valentines Around the World – Comprehension Worksheet

    Explore five global Valentine’s Day traditions with this informational text and comprehension questions activity. 

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 4 - 6
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    Using Context Clues - Worksheet

    A worksheet to practice using context clues.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 5 - 6
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    Suffix Bingo

    Match words with suffixes to their meaning in this BINGO game for 21 individual players.

    Teach Starter Publishing 30 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Sound Devices PowerPoint

    An editable PowerPoint to use when teaching sound devices to your students.

    Teach Starter Publishing 29 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Prefix Dominoes

    Identify new words that include common prefixes with 28 prefix and root word dominoes.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 2 - 5
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    Figurative Language Sorting Activity

    A set of 28 figurative language example cards to use in a sorting or scoot activity.

    Teach Starter Publishing 14 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Dictionary Sort

    Get students in the habit of researching with our dictionary activity that helps learners match a word to its definition and part of speech.

    Teach Starter Publishing 16 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Dictionary Skills Task Cards

    A set of 12 task cards to practice various dictionary skills.

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Synonym Task Cards

    A set of 16 task cards to practice working with synonyms.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Figurative Language Telephone Game

    Play this figurative language game with a group to practice recognizing and inventing metaphors, similes, and personification.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 4 - 6
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    I Have a Dream - Speech Analysis Activity

    Review MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech text and explore the metaphors he used to convey his message through the accompanying questions.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 4 - 6
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    Suffix Dominoes

    Identify new words that include common suffixes with 28 suffix and root word dominoes.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 3 - 5
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    Figurative Language Activity Cards

    In this figurative language matching game, students will pair 24 phrase cards with their corresponding literary device.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Dictionary Word Hunt - Worksheet

    A fun word hunt to practice dictionary skills.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 3 - 6