Let's Connect Words!

Contributor: Stefani Allegretti. Lesson ID: 13924

Are you curious about how words connect to real life? In this lesson, you'll learn some words we use and how they connect to things we see, taste, and do in real life!


Comprehension, Verbal Communication

English / Language Arts
learning style
Auditory, Visual
personality style
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

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  • Did you know that the words we use connect to the things we see, do, and even taste in real life?

It's true! Keep reading to make some new connections to things we see, taste, and do in our homes!

Let's begin with the word clean.

  • What does clean mean in real life?

Hmm...maybe we need to look at an example.

Read the sentence below:

My Mom asked me to clean my room.

  • What does the word clean mean in this sentence?

Let's make a connection!

In this sentence, the word clean is being used as a verb. A verb is a doing word or an action word.

To clean your room means you are taking away or fixing things that are dirty or messy.

You can clean your room in different ways: by picking up dirty clothes off of the floor, by making your bed, and by putting away your toys.

  • Can you see the children cleaning their room in the picture below?

children cleaning a room

  • Do you clean your room?
  • How do you clean your room?

The word clean can also be used as an adjective. An adjective describes a noun.

Read the sentence below:

The kitchen sink is nice and clean.

  • Can you see which kitchen sink is clean in the picture below?

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Good work!

Next, look around your home.

  • Do see something that is clean?

Now, let's go to the kitchen and learn about a word that can describe things that we eat! Sweet!

Read the sentence below:

The candy is sweet.

Sweet means something is sugary or tastes like sugar.


Cookies are sweet.


Bananas are also sweet!

  • Can you think of other things that taste sweet?

Look at the picture below and read the sentences:

girl eating lollipop

Good work!

Now, let's move on to another word that can describe things in the kitchen and lots of other places too: cold.


Read the sentence below:

Ice cream is cold.

ice cream

  • What does cold mean?

It means something is chilled or has a very low temperature. Many things are cold in our world.

  • Are things in the freezer and refrigerator cold?


Yes, they are! Things in the freezer and refrigerator are cold.

  • Is snow that you see outside cold?


Yes, it is! Snow is definitely cold.

Great work! You learned about some words we use every day, especially in our homes and how they connect to things in real life.

Now, let's move on to the Got It? section to see what connections you can make!

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