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Word Association Poetry with Visual Thesaurus (or Not)
3rd - 5th
Young poets get inspiration and guidance for making word association poems with the Visual Thesaurus. Your class could complete this project with nothing more than a pencil and paper as well. A nice one-off for a substitute during your...
Improve Your Spelling with the Visual Thesaurus
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Using Visual Thesaurus software, class members participate in a computer-based spelling bee. Then they work in groups to analyze the words and use deductive reasoning to infer spelling patterns. They then present one of their "rules" to...
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...
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...
A Victorian Vocabulary Challenge
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce your high schoolers to some tough vocabulary. No, I'm not talking about the SAT list! Revisit Victorian literature to find tricky words we still use today. Using the Visual Thesaurus, learners will preview vocabulary in a quote...
2010 Flashback: Looking Back on 2010 with the Visual Thesaurus
7th - 12th
Use this fill-in-the-blank instructional activity along with the web site Visual Thesaurus as a guide to look up various events. This is a great way to explore the site and facilitate technology skills in a fun, interactive format.
Clicking Your Way to Poetry: Composing Word Association Poems with the Visual Thesaurus
4th - 12th
Use a Visual Thesaurus to compose word association poems. Discuss poetry and word association, create word maps, then practice creating poems based on playful word associations. A perfect way to celebrate "Poem in Your Pocket Day" (April...
What's Your Genus? Scientific Classification and the VT
6th - 12th
Students learn about binomial nomenclature, the scientific system of classification. In this scientific classification lesson, students work cooperatively to complete a binomial scavenger hunt using the internet and a Visual Thesaurus....