Antonyms Word Search
In this word search learning exercise, students locate fifteen antonyms. The word list includes myriad, willful, skittish, longevity, and devoid.
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Augment your language arts units with a set of vocabulary worksheets. The packet is an excellent support to your vocabulary instruction that covers a variety of skills, including context clues, Greek and Latin roots, reference materials,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary in Context
The four common types of context clues—examples, synonyms, antonyms, and a general sense of the sentence or passage—are the focus of a resource that provides clear explanations, examples, and opportunities for readers to practice the...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
5-Day Vocabulary Teaching Plan
Reinforce important reading skills with a set of vocabulary lesson plans. Middle schoolers complete sentences, play word games, finish analogies, and build their growing vocabulary with a packet of helpful and applicable graphic organizers.
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Latin Roots fin, sed, fer: Synonyms and Antonyms
Secondary etymologists assign synonyms and antonyms to six English words based on the Latin roots fin, sed, and fer. MyVocabulary.com ranks this as beginner-level, but the work is challenging. A 24-item word bank provides two acceptable...
7th - 11th English Language Arts
Using Words as a Way into Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief
Use the Visual Thesaurus to predict the subject matter of Rick Riordan's book The Lightning Thief. A pre-reading activity encourages middle schoolers to use context clues and word meaning to discover what the book is about. After they...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introducing New Vocabulary Words
Using context clues, synonyms, antonyms, dictionaries, and original sentences, middle schoolers work through a new list of vocabulary words. A SMART board file guides them through the process of learning and reinforcing the words. After...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Word Roots 3: CERN, JUR, LEG Intermediate Level Synonym or Anytonym Word Puzzle
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...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Seeing Words in a New Way
What's the best resource to use when looking up words? Use Visual Thesaurus to see a word's meaning. The class accesses the interactive website and then compares and contrasts the difference between using a traditional dictionary and the...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable