Literacy Task Cards Set 2 - Vocabulary Development: Transitional Level

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(Grades K-2) This is the first set of task cards for the classroom that recognizes the importance of productive activities for building students’ concept knowledge in order to develop vocabulary. Transitional Level: the analogies become more complex. For example, antonyms and synonyms become categories for forming relationships between word meanings.

Developed with authors Linda Dorn, Carla Soffos, and Teresa Treat, the Task Cards for Comprehensive Literacy Model are proven successful in Reading First Schools Nationwide and supports the development of reading, writing and spelling systems with manipulative-based, multi-sensory interactive tasks that promote problem solving! A Teaching Resource Center original product.

  • Transitional Level: the analogies become more complex. For example, antonyms and synonyms become categories for forming relationships between word meanings. An example of an antonym task would be: whisper:yell = cheap:expensive. As with all levels, the student writes how the words are related. Includes: 32 tasks, including 209 word cards and 49 category cards, have students sorting only the word cards and the analogies increase in complexity. They start by matching root words to the words with prefixes or suffixes added, and identify analogies and apply them to concepts such as part to whole (petal:flower = skin:potato), synonyms, antonyms, and things that go together. Finally, they match words with their synonyms and antonyms.
  • Includes: 32 tasks, including 209 word cards and 49 category cards
  • Skills: have students sorting only the word cards and the analogies increase in complexity. They start by matching root words to the words with prefixes or suffixes added, and identify analogies and apply them to concepts such as part to whole (petal:flower = skin:potato), synonyms, antonyms, and things that go together. Finally, they match words with their synonyms and antonyms.
*Please note: in order to make these materials as affordable as possible for teachers, the task cards, picture cards and word cards are delivered in sheets and do require cutting. Many teachers have told us this is a great task to ask parent assistants to help out with! Labels, mini storage baskets and foam letters shown in the demonstration videos are sold separately.

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