The Synonym Drop

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Reinforce grammar instruction with a synonym instructional activity equipped with 12 fill-in-the blank sentences. Scholars read each sentence focusing on the underlined word, then choose between two additional words that best make a synonym pair.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Send the worksheet home for additional practice outside of the school 
  • Guide learners who require support through the thought process of choosing the correct synonym 
  • After worksheet completion, give class members the answer key to check their work; review the most challenging sentences to provide assistance and enhance concept comprehension
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should be familiar with reading sentences and identifying synonyms 
Pros

  • Provides an example synonym and explanation
  • Includes space for pupils to write their answer directly on the page
Cons

  • The font may be difficult to read for some learners
Common Core