1st Class English Word and their meanings Word and Their Meaning

Word and Their Meaning

Category : 1st Class

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

This Lesson will help you to

  • understand the meanings of words
  • understand the synonyms of words
  • understand homonyms and rhyming words.

 

Play Time

You can play a game on rhyming words. One person will speak a meaning word and the rest will speak words rhyming with it. Remember all the words must have a meaning. One who is not able to speak on his turn will be out.  

 

QUICK CONCEPT REVIEW

SYNONYMS: synonyms are words that are simile in meaning. You can replace one word for the other. Like for example Start/Begin. You can either write I have to start my work or I have to begin my work.

Sad/unhappy. You can write- I was sad or I was unhappy. They mean the same thing. This building is so big. Or this building is so huge Please be quiet. Or Please be silent. This is my house. Or this is my home.

Common Synonyms

Start/begin

Choose/pick

Hope/wish

Friend/pal/buddy

Sad/unhappy

Large/big/huge

harm/hurt

Woman/lady

House/home

Happy/glad

See/look

Shout/yell

Evil/bad

Cold/icey

Quiet/silent

Paste/glue

Enjoy/like

Angry/furious

Small/little/tiny

Hurry/rush

Child/kid

Shut/close

Make/create

Ill/sick

 

HOMONYMS

Homonyms are words that sound similar but have deferent spellings and meanings. For example Son, sun

                                     

Bare

Bear

Bat

Bat

Hair

Hare

Heel

Heal

Whole

Hole

Know

No

Light

Light

Pair

Pear

Son

Sun

Two

Too

Eye

I

Sell

Cell

Dear

Deer

Knot

Not

One

Won

Right

Write

Wear

Where

See

Sea

Weak

Week

Waist

Waste

 

Remember  

Words should not only rhyme but also have a meaning. Like ball, all, hall, mall, tall. We can?t add Dall to it as it has no meaning.  

 

RHYMING WORDS

Rhyming words help children to remember words more easily. For example far, tar, jar, and star.

All

Ball, call, hall, wall

At

Bat, cat, mat, rat, pat

An

Can, fan, ma, pan, tan, ran

En

Hen, men, den, pen, ten

Ap

Cap, map, gap, zap, tap

Air

Hair, fair, chair, pair

Ar

Car, bar, jar, far, star

Ing

King, ring, bring, zing

In

Pin, tin, bin, grin, chin

It

Hit, fit, sit, lit, pit, bit

 

        

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