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Do now title shades of meaning and multiple meaning words

Do NowTitle: Shades of Meaning and Multiple Meaning Words

  • Please take out a sheet of paper and label it like the following:

    • Title: Quiz: R1.2 Figurative Language

    • Name, Date, English, Period


Today s agenda

Today’s Agenda!!

  • Shades of Meaning

  • Multiple Meaning Words

  • Practice!!


Do now title shades of meaning and multiple meaning words

Words with multiple meanings are words that have several meanings depending upon how they are used in a sentence.

We use CONTEXT CLUES to

help us figure out which meaning

is correct.


Some examples for your notes

Some Examples For Your Notes

  • pet

    • I have a golden retriever for a pet

    • Sarah and Jenny like to pet dogs

  • cut

    • Bill has a cut on his finger

    • Tom will cut out the pictures

  • color

    • Green is my favorite color

    • Tony will color in his coloring book


Some examples for your notes1

Some Examples For Your Notes

One word can have many meanings, so you must read carefully and use CONTEXT CLUES to figure out what the word means.

Let’s try some practice.

You are going to read the sentence, and identify the meaning of the underlined word.

Then, choose the sentence that uses that word in the SAME way.


Do now title shades of meaning and multiple meaning words

1. Mary likes to come to my house and play with me.A. He starred in our class play.B. I like to play checkers.C. My favorite play is "My Fair Lady."

The correct answer is B.


Do now title shades of meaning and multiple meaning words

2. The peas were in a can.A. I can do it by myself.B. Can you help me do the dishes?C. Mom gave me a can of peanuts for the party.

The correct answer is C.


Do now title shades of meaning and multiple meaning words

3. The sign said do not enter.A. Please sign your name on the paper.B. Can you sign the word cat?C. I read the sign on the wall.

The correct answer is C.


Do now title shades of meaning and multiple meaning words

4. I have a new watch.A. Did you watch me jump rope?B. My watch is lost.C. I don't watch many television shows!

The correct answer is B.


Do now title shades of meaning and multiple meaning words

5. I always receive good marks in school.A. The marks on my report card were great!B. My fingers left marks on the glass.C. I have marks on my clothes where the milk spilled on them.

The correct answer is A.


Moving on to shades of meaning

Moving on to: Shades of Meaning

  • Can someone remind me from your notes what words with “shades of meaning” mean?

    • Exactly: Shades of meaning describe words that have slightly different meanings.

  • Let’s take a closer look…


Would you say that these people are all walking

Would you say that these people are all ‘walking’?


The big idea

THE BIG IDEA

  • Shades of Meaning is a phrase used to describe the small, subtle differences in meaning between similar words or phrases.

  • For example, ‘mad’ and ‘angry’. Both refer to a feeling or showing of anger, but one seems to be more so than the other.


Which one would you say is

Which one would you say is…?

The kid

MAD

The youth

ANGRY


The big idea cont d copy in your notes

THE BIG IDEA cont’d.-copy in your notes

  • Connotation is the attitudes and feelings associated with a word. These associations can be negative or positive, and have an important influence on style and meaning.

  • Denotation is the literal or dictionary definition of a word. Denotation contrasts with connotation.


Write the following sentences in your notebook

Write the following sentences in your notebook!

Take a minute and write two sentences using the following words:

-old and ancient

-try and struggle

OR

-chat and discuss

When you are finished, share your sentences with a partner. Identify what the words denote and what they connote.


The big idea cont d

THE BIG IDEA cont’d.

  • You are learning to understand the similarity and difference between words that have similar meanings

  • You are also learning to explain those similarities and differences.

  • The differences may be in

    • the negative or positive meanings of the words or

    • the intensity, or degree, of the meanings

  • The similarities will be in the basic definition of the word


Here s how to do it for questions on the benchmark

HERE’S HOW TO DO IT-for questions on the Benchmark:

  • Read the sentence.

  • Use context clues to determine the denotation, basic meaning, of the word being used in the sentence.

  • Determine the answer to the question by:

    • Circling the words in the sentence that help explain the meaning of the word


Let s try some examples

Let’s try some examples…


Do now title shades of meaning and multiple meaning words

  • "I think the start of your assignment is right here on Catalpa Street.“

    Which of these means nearly the same as assignment?

    • task

    • voyage

    • contest

    • operation


Do now title shades of meaning and multiple meaning words

2. “His playing was effortless, and the sounds were as smooth as Mark said they would be, as smooth as silk.”Which image or connotation does the use of smooth in these lines give the reader?

  • something flat and dull

  • something soft and shiny

  • something light and loose

  • something clear and refined


Do now title shades of meaning and multiple meaning words

3. "Sometimes the sticks got lost during a race, and people have found them many years later."

Which of the following has the same

relationship as the underlined words?

  • destroy and ruin

  • defeat and unravel

  • vanish and recover

  • confuse and bewilder


What to remember

What To Remember:

  • Words with multiple meanings and words with shades of meaning both require that you carefully read the sentences and look for context clues

  • Try to understand what the sentence is trying to say

  • If you use this strategy you will be able to answer the questions correctly!


Homework

Homework!!

  • Study for Unit 8 Test

  • Final Draft due Monday


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