Designed for explicit, direct instruction, this lesson provides 6 five-minute activities (to be taught over five days) that give students repeated exposure to this multiple-meaning word:
Day 1: Guess the Word - leads students to discover the new word to be studied.
Day 2: Picture Match - includes a sentence with the targeted word in boldface.
Day 3: Definition Match - students read the sentence in the box and choose the best definition for the boldface meaning from among four choices.
Day 4: Sentence Writing (or Profession Match) - encourages students to use what they know about the word and its meanings.
Day 5: Sentence Match - provides a target sentence with the feature word in bold face and a set of four additional sentences that use the word.
Challenge - allows you to informally assess students' ability to use and apply various word meanings.
Includes step-by-step how tos, and an illustrated dictionary definition of the word!