Plain Words and Fancy Words – Differ between simple and slightly complex words that have the same overall meaning.
Extreme Verbs – This worksheet was featured in an international vocabulary competition.
Sorting Through Horrifying and Size Adjectives – You might need to develop the vocabulary with them on this and act it out.
4 Shades of Verbs Version 1 – This is basically what the standard intended to do.
Shades of Words Cut and Paste Activity 1 – Cut out all the words below and paste them in order from least to greatest on the word chart page.
4 Shades of Verbs Version 2 – More for you to enjoy.
4 Shades of Verbs Version 3 – The moving words here start to baffle kids.
4 Shades of Verbs Version 4 – You would be surprised to learn that most kindergarteners do understand these words.
Shades of Words Cut and Paste Activity 2 – Scrumptious and delectable are the words that really trip them up.
Shades of Word Meanings Cut and Paste Activity 3 – Comprised of view words, comic words, and sleepy words.
Shades of Meanings Word List 1 (On Grade Level) – These word lists are there to help you build centers and just provide you with additional ideas to work with. The red background indicates the extreme words of each set.
Shades of Meanings Word List 2: Difficult Words – If you have any really sharp students, these words will come in handy.
Shades of Meanings Word List 3: More Difficult Words – We have seen each of these word sets on State prepared samplers, so there is always a possibility.
Shades of Meanings Word List 4: Moderate Words – Most of these vocabulary words are meant for a higher grade level, so it is very tough to match this standard.
Shades of Meanings Word List 5 (Hard) – You might need a dictionary for a few of these words. At least the kids might.
Shades of Meanings Word List 6 (Difficult) – We have seen two of these columns of words actually used on an assessment.