Shades of Meaning BOOM CARDS ™ Interactive Digital Task Cards


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This shades of meaning BOOM CARDS ™ deck was created for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students.  These are DIGITAL ONLY interactive digital task cards that are hosted on the BOOM Learning Website.

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Delivery Method: Instant Digital Download 

Pages: 36 Digital Task Cards + 5 Instructional Cards

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This comparative and superlative adjectives BOOM CARDS ™ task cards file is perfect for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade.


These shades of meaning task cards are Common Core aligned for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade. Students review synonyms and words that have similar meanings. They are required to choose strong words (show more intensity), best words (fits the intensity of the scenarios) and order synonyms based on their intensity. These task cards help students learn what words should be used in certain scenarios to help show the intensity of a situation.

This shades of meaning boom cards deck includes:

42 task cards (5 shades of meaning instructional cards and 36 shades of meaning practice cards)

  • Task cards 1-5 help review the parts of the different shades of meaning and give examples to help your students determine the intensity of the situation.
  • Task cards 7-24 students drag and drop the strongest word into the statement.
  • Task cards 25-33 students drag and drop the best word into the statement based on the intensity of the scenario.
  • Task cards 34- 42 students tap the answer choice that has the words in order from weakest to strongest.

This resource is completely digital. As students answer each question, they will receive immediate feedback. This helps students practice independent learning while strengthening skills.  

What are the benefits of using BOOM Cards?

  • Assign different students different BOOM decks for easy differentiation
  • BOOM CARDS™ give immediate feedback and are self-correcting, saving you grading time
  • BOOM CARDS™ require no preparation, which means no printing, laminating, or storage
  • Hold students accountable for independent work
  • Provide paperless practice that is perfect for remote learning


What do you need in order to use BOOM Cards?

  • A computer, tablet or interactive whiteboard
  • An internet browser OR the free BOOM app
  • An internet connection
  • A free or paid BOOM account


How do you assign the BOOM Cards to students?

  • Login to Boom Learning or create a new accountYou only need a free account! However, if you choose to upgrade, there are several options for assigning this resource!
  • If using the FREE version of BOOM Learning, once you’re logged into your Boom teacher account, go to “Library,” find the deck you want students to use, click on “FastPin” and select “Generate New Pin.”
    Option #1: Copy and paste the complete link for students to play, or…
    Option #2: Go to the Boom main page ( on a computer (or on the Boom app). Prompt students to click on the “FastPlay” button. Enter the pin and click “play.”
  • If using a PAID version of BOOM Learning, you can do the following:
    Get reports about student progress and activity
    Easily assign students multiple decks to work on
    Create an entire classroom of student logins

Please note:

To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for modern Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards.

You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (a form of play that gives instant feedback to students for self-grading Boom Cards). For assignment options that report student progress back to you, you will need to purchase a membership. If you are new to Boom Learning, you will be offered a free trial of our Essential membership. Read here for details:


This file includes 36 digital task cards + 5 instructional cards


6 reviews for Shades of Meaning BOOM CARDS ™ Interactive Digital Task Cards

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  1. KL

    K L 

    This is a great way to review skills. Boom cards are wonderful. Thank you for this great resource.

  2. CE

    Cindy E

    This have been a great resource for my distance learning lessons.

  3. JS

    Julie S

    Wonderful resource to support lessons and provide extra practice. Love the self grading!

  4. II

    Inspire in 5th 

    I’m so stuck on Boom Learning now and love using it for quick assessments. This is a wonderful resource!

  5. LM

    Lindsey M

    Great resource!

  6. CC

    Curls Coffee and Teaching 

    This is a wonderful resource that my students loved!

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