In this understanding synonyms activity, students read a brief definition of synonyms and then brainstorm and list 10 pairs of synonyms.
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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
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Build a unit around The Outsiders, and use these materials to help! Included here is a group of prereading activities to choose from and a list of tasks. Different than specific lesson plans for The Outsiders, these tasks are made up of...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Synonyms Worksheet (Part 1)
Exercise your pupils' minds by asking them to come up with at least three synonyms for the fifteen words on this page. There is an example provided and enough space to write plenty of synonyms next to each word. Since the exercise is...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Rest in peace, dead words!
Sick to death of reading papers loaded with trite expressions and over-used words? Enliven your reading and animate the vocabulary of your young learners. Laminate on a paper tombstone a short list of “dead” (banned or over-used) words....
7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed