Here’s a fun activity on ‘Word Meanings’ with a tweak to Frayer’s Model that is applicable to grades 3-8
Process & Material:
Students can play in groups.
Students may use the dictionary.
Students read a selection given by the teacher.
Students select the words they are not familiar with.
Teacher writes out those words on board.
Each student gets a word to write on the flash card.
Teacher collects all flashcards.
When it is the player’s turn, he/she will pull out a flash card.
Student may use the blank paper and/or scissors according to the throw of the dice.
The player rolls the dice.
If he/she gets a roll of:
One, he/she must write out the synonym of the word on the flashcard.
Two, he/she must write out the antonym.
Three, he/she must draw or create a craftwork figure representing the meaning of the word.
Four, he/she writes out the definition.
Five, he/she writes out a sentence with the word.
Six, he/she has a choice from any of the above.
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Ms. Chowdry, 6th and 8th