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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...
Editing: Adding Interesting Words Using a Thesaurus
3rd - 4th
Students explore language arts by utilizing a thesaurus. In this synonyms lesson, students read a fishing story and identify the interesting and boring elements. Students discuss the boring words in the writing and utilize a thesaurus 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...