This The Thesaurus lesson plan also includes:
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 adjective and adverb. They will later use their findings to fill out a mad lib of the same passage. See how the synonyms change the text. For further practice with adjectives and adverbs, class members write descriptive paragraphs.