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375 resources with the keyterm synonyms

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Adapting the Game Concentration

For Teachers 1st - 12th
I love classroom games, and this plan deftly describes how you can use the game Concentration across the curriculum to reinforce skills. I wish I would have thought of this when I was teaching this age level. These kinds of games are...
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Advanced Synonyms and Antonyms- Multiple Choice Verbs 5

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Improve word choice and vocabulary skills with a straightforward grammar worksheet. As young readers observe the highlighted words for 12 multiple-choice questions, they choose the best synonym or antonym for each.
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Thesaurus Power

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Give your class the advantage of Thesaurus Power! They will use a thesaurus to understand word meanings and relationships. They focus on how a thesaurus functions and how it gives the entry word, definition, synonyms, antonyms, and part...
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Introducing Synonyms to Early Writers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Upper elementary schoolers examine the concept of synonyms and how using a variety of vocabulary through synonyms can expand their writing skills. They revise a paragraph using synonyms located on the Visual Thesaurus and participate in...
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Vocabulary Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore new vocabulary words with your learners. They rewrite a previously written paper, choosing several words from the paper to replace with better synonyms. They use the Frayer Model to analyze a few of the words and write a story...
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Reading Comprehension 4: level 9

For Students 8th - 10th
Whether you use this reading comprehension worksheet as the basis for a short lesson on comprehension strategies or for additional practice, the passage about tricky octopi is sure to engage the interest of your young scientists. 
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Reading Comprehension 4: Level 8

For Students 8th - 10th
Need a quick but comprehensive reading strategies exercise? Even your most reluctant readers will be engaged by the story of a nuclear reactor explosion at a top-secret Idaho base. After reading the short passage, learners answer nine...
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Reading Comprehension 1: Level 12

For Students 9th - 12th
Need to assess the reading comprehension level of your class or of a new student? The subject matter of the reading passage, euthanasia, is sure to engage your readers’ interest while the questions test a variety of comprehension...
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Word Roots 1 dict, vent, duct Advanced Level Synonym or Antonym Word Puzzle

For Students 9th - 12th
Play a bit of a matching game with the words addicted, intervene, abdicate, circumvent, seductive, and conducive. Using the provided word list, select a synonym and an antonym for each vocabulary word. Quiz your class or use this as a...
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Word Roots 3 cern, jur, leg Advanced Level Synonym or Antonym Word Puzzle

For Students 9th - 12th
Does your class know the meaning of abjure, perjury, certify, discriminate, illegitimate, and relegate? Find out by assigning this exercise, where learners choose both a synonym and an antonym from a word list to go along with each...
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Reading Comprehension: Thunder and Lightning

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Thunder and lightning are so exciting! Your class gets to read all about it. This informational reading passage provides them with a scientific explanation of thunder and lightning. They read the passage, answer comprehension questions,...
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Beginning Synonyms and Antonyms-Multiple Choice-Adjectives

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Supply your ELL classroom with this worksheet exploring synonyms and antonyms for popular adjectives. First they choose the best synonym listed for the words final, great, tired, tiny, merry, and unhappy. Then they choose the best...
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Details, Details, Details

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In good writing, the depth is in the details. Budding novelists practice crafting concrete details to spice up their descriptions. As part of a NaNoWriMo series of worksheets that prepares middle schoolers to write their own novel, the...
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Latin Roots fin, sed, fer: Synonyms and Antonyms

For Students 7th - 11th
Secondary etymologists assign synonyms and antonyms to six English words based on the Latin roots fin, sed, and fer. MyVocabulary.com ranks this as beginner-level, but the work is challenging. A 24-item word bank provides two acceptable...
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Synonyms

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Use this resource to help learners improve the quality of their writing. Discuss the importance of using synonyms for commonly used words. Class members also learn to use a thesaurus, and revise a writing sample to include more...
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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs-Part I

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is a lesson plan that gives learners a chance to practice using context clues. They read the story, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Students use different word strategies (base words, synonyms, antonyms) to decode and understand...
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Synonyms

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Similes and Synonyms are the focus of this language arts presentation. After being introduced to similes and how they work, young writers practice writing similes about the sun by using phrases such as, "The sun is like a golden ring...
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Introducing New Vocabulary Words

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using context clues, synonyms, antonyms, dictionaries, and original sentences, middle schoolers work through a new list of vocabulary words. A SMART board file guides them through the process of learning and reinforcing the words. After...
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Synonyms - How Authors Make Comparisons

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
A very good 13-slide presentation on similes and metaphors is here for you. It introduces young poets to each term, gives examples, and prompts them to work together to identify similes and metaphors in several different sentences.
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Synonyms

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Synonyms are very important words in the world of language arts. This PowerPoint serves as a review for those who have been exposed to synonyms. The interactive component of this presentation is quite good. Pupils must choose the correct...
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Antonyms, synonyms and homophones

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Shed light on what antonyms, synonyms, and homophones are. In this lesson, upper elementary schoolers create pairs using an antonym, a homophone, and/or a synonym. Then they play an antonym matching game.
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Synonyms and Antonyms

For Students 2nd - 5th
What is a synonym? What about an antonym? Read the boxed section at the top of the page to review these terms with your scholars before they give the activity a shot. For the nine questions provided, they decide whether the underlined...
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Drawing Peace

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners create a drawing representative of what peace looks like and evaluate their thinking process.  In this art for peace lesson plan, students use paper to begin their drawing. Learners also have the option to use a drawing program...
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Jeopardy

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The categories in this jeopardy game include: math, synonyms, abbreviation, and language arts. Beneath each category are 5 clues for students to answer. This is a great activity to assess students across the curriculum, or something fun...