With guidance and support, explore word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
English Language Arts and Literacy
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
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Sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) for understanding of the concepts the categories represent.
Demonstrate understanding of frequently occurring verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites (e.g., up, down, stop, go, in, out).
Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at school that are colorful).
Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs describing the same general action (e.g., walk, march, strut, prance) by acting out the meanings.