It is suggested that Shades of Meaning be done in Years 2-6. Could it also be used in a 1/2 composite class?
213 September 2021
Shades of meaning is an activity designed to build on students vocabulary, often used explicitly taught during Morning Routine, and practiced during guided reading.
You could use this activity in Stage One. It is important to be deliberate about the words you select and why. If you are writing to persuade, you might do shades of meaning for a modality word like should Utilise/select vocabulary you would want to...