We found 428 reviewed resources for thesaurus skills
Teaching Word Meaning Synonyms, Antonyms, and Analogies
5th CCSS: Adaptable
Strengthen and enhance your class's vocabulary with a guided instructional activity on word relationships. Focusing on synonyms and antonyms, the instructional activity demonstrates ways to compare and define different words, including...
Heroic Vocabulary: Using Decoding Strategies and Thesaurus
8th - 12th
Develop the decoding skills of your middle and high schoolers. Scholars participate in a classroom activity that requires them to decode a word with a prefix and suffix. They apply the skill of breaking the word into parts of meaning as...
Additional Vocabulary Building Activities
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Why say that someone is nice when you could express so much more by calling this person delightful, charming, or gracious? After going over a sample word, have your pupils exercise their synonym skills by assigning each pair an overly...
Literacy in Science/Technical Subjects: 6-8th Grade ELA Common Core
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Being able to write and read is useful across the disciplines, and science is no exception. This collection of science resources cultivate literacy skills while dealing with subjects from the world of science. The final three resources are not pre-made lesson plans, but articles written by teachers about some of the strategies they use for implementing the CCSS in their STEM curricula.
Mapping Your Identity: A Back-To-School Ice Breaker
3rd - 12th
Identify the unique personal attributes of your class members. Begin by viewing the Visual Thesaurus and discussing displayed attributes associated with famous American leaders. Using these identity maps as models, pupils generate nouns...
The Mighty Elements: Using the Visual Thesaurus to Investigate Chemical Elements
3rd - 12th
Pupils create trading cards for elements in the Periodic Table. Initially, they are introduced to the Periodic Table of Elements and the concept of elements in the world around us. After dividing into groups, learners use the Visual...