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Word Association Poetry with Visual Thesaurus (or Not)

For Teachers 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...
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Introduction to Visual Thesaurus

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students define simple words using Visual Thesaurus. In this thesaurus usage lesson, students work with simple words to practice using Visual Thesaurus and see how the tool can help them find new words to include in their writing.
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Thesaurus Power

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Give your class the advantage of Thesaurus Power! They will use a thesaurus to understand word meanings and relationships. They focus on how a thesaurus functions and how it gives the entry word, definition, synonyms, antonyms, and part...
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In Other Words: Using a Thesaurus

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Help your young writers stay engaged with their writing through the practical use of a thesaurus. They work to reinforce the use of synonyms as a way of making writing more interesting and to determine word meaning by finding synonyms....
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Using a Thesaurus

For Students 4th - 5th
In this language arts activity, students learn to use a thesaurus to replace words they already know. Students read 20 sentences and replace the underlined word with a new word found in the thesaurus.
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Solving Analogies with the Visual Thesaurus

For Students 7th - 10th
Incorporate this instructional activity on analogies into your day in the computer lab. Using the online Visual Thesaurus, middle and high schoolers work on understanding the relationships between each word pair. The Visual Thesaurus...
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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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The Thesaurus

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Help your learners discover a variety of adjectives. After reading a passage as a class, small groups find every adjective and adverb in that passage. Once that task is complete, each group uses a thesaurus to find a synonym for every...
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Search for Synonyms: A Thesaurus Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Use a thesaurus to define and learn synonyms for words and improve a piece of their writing. Students highlight weak words, use the thesaurus to find stronger synonyms, and edit their stories. This lesson allows learners to understand...
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Using a Thesaurus

For Students 6th - 10th
For this using a thesaurus worksheet, learners review how to use the writing tool and then use a thesaurus to replace the repeated or inexact words in 9 sentences.
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Using a Thesaurus

For Students 5th - 6th
In this writing worksheet, students read about how to use a thesaurus. Students also replace a word, using a thesaurus, in each of five sentences.
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Using a Thesaurus

For Students 6th - 10th
In this using a thesaurus worksheet, students read a description of how to use a thesaurus as a tool. Students then rewrite 10 sentences using a thesaurus to replace the underlined words.
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Research and Study Skills: Thesaurus

For Students 4th - 5th
In this thesaurus usage instructional activity, students use the thesaurus page to answer the 10 questions. Students improve their reading skills.
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Revising Our Constitution Using Powerful Words

For Teachers 4th Standards
Word choice is the focus of a lesson designed to boost scholars' writing skills. Participants take a close look at their original work and enhance its readability with the help of a thesaurus.  Practice leads the way for the revision of...
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Improve Your Spelling with the Visual Thesaurus

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
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...
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Using a Thesaurus

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this using a thesaurus learning exercise, students read a sentence with a word underlined. Students use a thesaurus to change the underlined word to a stronger or more interesting synonym. There are 5 sentences.
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Thesaurus Forage

For Teachers 5th
Looking for a game that teaches students about how to use a thesaurus, and reinforces the concept of synonyms? Each player will have the opportunity to use their "tools" in this engaging lesson. They will use their thesauruses in order...
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It's Opposite Day

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Celebrate Opposite Day by using a Visual Thesaurus to match words to their antonyms. They match a list of vocabulary words to their antonym counterparts using the Visual Thesaurus, and then they play Antonym Bingo with the words from...
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The Visual Thesaurus and the SAT

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Demonstrate strategies for tackling unfamiliar vocabulary words in preparation for the SAT. Using Visual Thesaurus computer software, middle and high schoolers interpret contextual clues, solve sample sentence completion questions, and...
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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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Editing: Adding Interesting Words Using a Thesaurus

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore language arts by utilizing a thesaurus. For 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...
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The Mighty Elements: Using the Visual Thesaurus to Investigate Chemical Elements

For Teachers 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...
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Using the Thesaurus: Synonyms

For Students 6th - 7th
in this synonyms worksheet, students use a thesaurus to look up 12 words. Students then read four possible choices and circle the word that is not a synonym for the given word.
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Mapping Your Identity: A Back-To-School Ice Breaker

For Teachers 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...

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