WCA 6090 Grades 1-3, ELL & ESL
6090 Word Mates
1.L.5 Sort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent. Define words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g., a duck is a bird that swims; a tiger is a large cat with stripes).
2.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings. Distinguish shades of meaning among closely related verbs (e.g., toss, throw, hurl) and closely related adjectives (e.g., thin, slender, skinny, scrawny).