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Synonyms (Thesaurus Search)

For Students 5th - 8th
Smart, intelligent, perceptive. Here's a worksheet that asks kids to use a thesaurus (an online one, perhaps?) to find a series of synonyms for the six words listed.
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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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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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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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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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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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Synonyms and Antonyms

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Mix up your writing lessons by having kids look at recent newspaper articles instead of their own work. They work in pairs and rewrite sports news articles using synonyms and antonyms for a set number of words. Then they share their work...
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Adjective Synonyms

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Practice identifying adjectives and using synonyms with one exercise! Learners find the adjective in each sentence and replace it with a synonym from the word bank when they rewrite the sentence.
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Synonyms and Antonyms for Valentine's Day

For Students K - 6th Standards
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a coloring page in which scholars decide whether a pair of words are synonyms or antonyms, and color them either red or purple depending on their decision. 
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Synonyms Worksheet (Part 1)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Exercise your pupils' minds by asking them to come up with at least three synonyms for the fifteen words on this page. There is an example provided and enough space to write plenty of synonyms next to each word. Since the exercise is...
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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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Add Interest with Synonyms

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Kids add interest to a paragraph about a day at school by replacing flat, over-used words with synonyms.
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The Synonym Drop

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Reinforce grammar instruction with a synonym learning exercise equipped with 12 fill-in-the blank sentences. Scholars read each sentence focusing on the underlined word, then choose between two additional words that best make a synonym...
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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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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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Paraphrase with Synonyms

For Students 7th - 12th
What's another word for paraphrasing? Ask your pupils to put their minds to work in order to replace underlined words in a series of sentences with appropriate synonyms.
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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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Word Roots 6: PLIC, FAC, COGN Advanced Level Synonym or Antonym Word Puzzle

For Students 8th - 12th
Get your class to puzzle through antonyms, synonyms, and word roots with this online resource! Using a word bank, learners fill in an antonym and a synonym for six words. You could use this as a pre-assessment to see what your pupils...
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Word Roots 3: CERN, JUR, LEG Intermediate Level Synonym or Anytonym Word Puzzle

For Students 7th - 12th
Cover Latin roots, antonyms, and synonyms with this online resource. Learners have a word list to refer to as they fill in an antonym and synonym for each of six words. They will need to have some instruction in these vocabulary words...
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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 worksheet a shot. For the nine questions provided, they decide whether the underlined...
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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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I Spy Synonyms

For Teachers 5th
With a provided synonyms doc. students replace overused words in a series of sentences using synonyms they find in the computer's thesaurus. When they are done early finishers are sent to a website containing synonym games. While this...
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Advanced Synonyms and Antonyms - Adjectives 1

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this advanced synonyms and antonyms worksheet, students read the definitions of synonyms and antonyms before answering 12 multiple choice questions about adjectives. They find synonyms for 6 words, and antonyms for 6 words. They work...
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Advanced Synonyms and Antonyms - Adjectives 4

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this synonyms and antonyms worksheet, students read the definitions of synonyms and antonyms before answering 12 multiple choice questions. They find the synonyms for the given words in the first 6 questions, and the antonyms in the...

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