Synonyms for Adjectives
In this grammar worksheet, students analyze 15 adjectives. Students choose a synonym for each from the word bank of adjectives provided on the page.
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The Secret Garden - Synonyms
Encourage learners to think about the relationship between similar words. In the first part of the worksheet, class members alter descriptions of characters in Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel The Secret Garden by coming up with synonyms....
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Advanced Synonyms and Antonyms - Adjectives 4
In this synonyms and antonyms worksheet, students read the definitions of synonyms and antonyms before answering 12 multiple choice questions. They find the synonyms for the given words in the first 6 questions, and the antonyms in the...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Introducing Synonyms to Early Writers
Upper elementary schoolers examine the concept of synonyms and how using a variety of vocabulary through synonyms can expand their writing skills. They revise a paragraph using synonyms located on the Visual Thesaurus and participate in...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Search for Synonyms: A Thesaurus Lesson
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 activity allows learners to understand...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
The Power of Words in Charlotte's Web
"How can a few good words save a pig's life?" Posed with this question, your ELD young scholars explore E.B. White's Charlotte's Web in a meaningful, valuable way. By analyzing specific word choice from the book, especially the excerpts...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Using Synonyms and Explanations as Context Clues
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...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable