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359 resources with the keyterm synonyms

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Apples to Apples

For Teachers 7th
Groups of students are assigned one type of the 11 analogy word relationship patterns and craft five analogies based on their pattern. The class then plays a word analogy game. Directions for the game are included.
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Vocabulary Enrichment Grades 9-10: Antonyms and Synonyms

For Students 9th - 10th
After reading the definition of a word, kids select the meaning from a box of words and then select the antonym from a second box. The process is repeated with synonymous words.
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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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Synonyms

For Students 6th - 9th
Print this sheet to give your English language learners some practice identifying synonyms. There are six questions listed, and each question has four options. For example, what is a synonym for attractive? The choices are appealing,...
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Using Context Clues (SMART Board)

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss ways of dealing with unfamiliar words in reading. They use the SMART Board Notebook file and read the definition of a context clue. Students practice looking for synonyms, antonyms, examples experience, and...
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There's a Better Word Than That!

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore synonyms. They discuss the use of good word choice in writing. Students write synonyms for words given. They write their words on petals or feathers. Students decorate a flower or turkey with their feathers or petals....
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Word Choice in Writing

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover word choices to use when writing a conversation. They explore synonyms for "said." Students examine a thesaurus. They create a writing piece using the writing process. Students edit and revise their work.
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Beginning Synonyms and Antonyms #17

For Students 2nd - 4th
Now that your English language learners have mastered identifying the synonyms and antonyms of adjectives, nouns, and verbs, mix them all together and have them try again! This activity requires learners to find the antonyms and synonyms...
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Antonyms and Synonyms Word Search

For Students 4th
Sift through the mess of letters to locate antonyms and synonyms of the words shown in the word bank at the top of the page. Consider brainstorming some antonyms or synonyms for the words in the word bank if you want to provide your...
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Beginning Synonyms and Antonyms - Multiple Choice - Verbs 1

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
We most commonly look at synonyms and antonyms in terms of adjectives. If something is the opposite of small, it's large. Shift the focus from adjectives to verbs with this practice sheet. The first exercise asks the pupil to find the...
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Measures of Central Tendency

For Students 4th - 6th
Made especially for English language learners, this worksheet highlights a list of seven math-related vocabulary words. Don't fret, though! The synonym or antonym that the questions ask for is included in each question. All your ELL...
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Degrees Of Meaning

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Introduce the idea of a word and its synonyms having different degrees of meaning. Each individual chooses a word that he or she wants to work with and fills out the included worksheet using a thesaurus. Consider having a word bank of...
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Wild Weather Antonyms and Synonyms Worksheet

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Have your language arts class expand their science-related vocabulary with this graphic organizer. They will take the 15 words listed and find an antonym and synonym for each. 
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Animals Antonyms and Synonyms Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 6th
Create a cross-curricular connection for your upper elementary language arts kids. There are 15 vocabulary words listed in the chart, and each has to do with exploring different ecosystems. For each word, the learner must find an antonym...
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Money Can't Buy Everything: Writing Poetry

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore consumerism by reading poetry. Learners define the terms synonym and antonym while utilizing a thesaurus to replace certain words in a money related poem. They then discuss the relationship between money, words, and happiness.
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Latin Roots spect, sta, vert: Synonyms and Antonyms

For Students 9th - 11th
Advanced readers strengthen their vocabulary repertoires by pairing synonyms and antonyms with six words derived from the Latin roots spect, sta, and vert. A word bank of 24 possibilities provides support (each blank has two appropriate...
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Synonyms

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Second and third graders discuss the definition of synonyms. They match the words from a list to their synonym in the opposite column. Everyone ends the worksheet by working on some dictionary skills, and by discussing guide words.
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Using Synonyms and Explanations as Context Clues

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
How can context clues help your young readers understand material better? Focusing on synonyms and explanations as ways to determine word meaning, this activity encourages your class to find context clues within a sentence. An attached...
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Teaching Grammar Without the Hammer: Five Fun Activities

For Teachers K - 2nd
There are five lessons on teaching grammar here for you to peruse. Two of them work well for kindergartners; one on teaching synonyms and one on teaching parts of speech by reading Tall Tales. These lessons are especially engaging and...
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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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Word Roots 1: DICT, VENT, DUCT Beginner Synonym or Antonym Word Puzzle

For Students 9th - 12th
Acquaint your class with synonyms, antonyms, and word roots with this vocabulary exercise. For this activity, learners choose one synonym and one antonym for each vocabulary word, using a word bank. Although the connection to word roots...
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Idioms in Everyday Language

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners create an iPhoto book exhibiting a variety of idioms that describe feelings. They take photos using a digital camera that show students exhibiting the feelings explained by the idioms.
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Prepare to Read Nonfiction

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners explore the components of a KWL chart as they examine the facts of a story about the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Vocabulary from additional stories is utilized to form antonyms and synonyms.
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Nym Family

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
List and identify words for each part of the "Nym" family: synonyms, antonyms and homonyms. Middle schoolers place words in the correct category, then find the corresponding mate in a dictionary or thesaurus.