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Kids choose to make synonym word pairs or a list of synonyms for one word. Then, have them transfer their work onto a synonym roll. Celebrate with homemade cinnamon rolls OR cinnamon cereal (peanut free! Teaching Grammar, Spelling And Grammar, Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, Student Teaching, Teaching Reading, Speech And Language, Teaching Synonyms, Synonym Activities

A Day Fit for a Foodie - Cara Carroll

If you know me well, you know I’m a foodie. NOT a food snob at all…I’ll eat ANTYHING. Especially if it’s deep fried and made with butter :) But I’m definitely a foodie!! Today’s activities were focused all around a couple of my favorites…pizza and cinnamon rolls!!! Both terribly fattening and unhealthy, but that’s not …

Using paint strip samples . I think I will use this with my french fries . have the kids find synonyms for some of their overused words. Unit 5 shades of meaning activity 4th Grade Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Resources, Teaching Synonyms, Synonym Activities, Essay Writing, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Vocabulary

Shades of Meaning

We have been exploring "shades of meaning" aka synonyms for the last week to spruce up our writing. First we read this book: Then using paint strip samples from Home Depot and Lowe's, we brainstormed "shades" of overused words and created anchor charts. Created by the talented teacher next door:-) Finally these anchor charts were added to our writing wall for reference during Writer's Workshop. (Can you tell we're working on transition words as well?) I'd love to hear from you. Share an…

4 Synonyms and Antonyms Worksheet Synonyms & Antonyms Anchor Chart with a freebie √ Synonyms and Antonyms Worksheet . 4 Synonyms and Antonyms Worksheet. Replacing Words with Antonyms Worksheets English Words, English Lessons, English Grammar, Teaching English, Learn English, Middle English, English English, Grade 2 English, English Tips

Synonyms & Antonyms Anchor Chart... with a freebie!

Synonyms and Antonyms Anchor Chart! This blog post contains the material to create this anchor chart, plus a FREE interactive notebook entry for synonyms and antonyms!

I use this whenever my students go over context clues or read a Fancy Nancy book. They now recognize "fancy Nancy" words in their reading. Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, Teaching Writing, Vocabulary Activities, Reading Activities, Vocabulary Building, Guided Reading, Word Study, Word Work

My Fancy Word!

I use this whenever my students go over context clues or read a Fancy Nancy book. They now recognize "fancy Nancy" words in their reading. Use if you'd like! ...

Synonym Rolls Center & Activities- ca-uute! Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, Speech Language Therapy, Speech And Language, Speech Pathology, Speech Therapy, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tools, Teaching Resources

Synonym Rolls Center & Activities from FirstGradeFever on TeachersNotebook.com (33 pages)

Synonym Rolls Center & Activities from FirstGradeFever on TeachersNotebook.com (33 pages)

Shades of Meaning: Start with a frequently used word and use a thesaurus to identify 8 synonyms. Students circle 3 of the synonyms. Fill up the remaining paint shades with the varied synonyms, building up. Teaching Vocabulary, Vocabulary Building, Vocabulary Activities, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Vocabulary Words, Writing Skills, Teaching English, Teaching Ideas

Word Choice - 5 Ways to Expand Your Students' Vocabulary - Appletastic Learning

Teaching students the importance of good word choice can improve their writing skills and their oral language vocabulary.

Have a little fun with synonyms and create these 'synonym' rolls! Hungry yet? 2nd Grade Grammar, 2nd Grade Ela, 1st Grade Writing, 2nd Grade Classroom, Spelling And Grammar, First Grade Reading, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Second Grade

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FREE Synonym Roll Match Write the Room or center activity Jennifer Bates Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, Speech Language Therapy, Speech And Language, Teaching English, Speech Therapy, Speech Pathology, English Grammar, Synonym Activities

Synonym Roll Match

This synonym matching activity can be used as a write the room or regular literacy center. Includes: *12 "synonym rolls" *recording sheet...

Vivid Verbs Spider: in celebration of Halloween, the students searched for synonyms to replace overused verbs in their writing and created this spider. Third Grade Writing, 2nd Grade Ela, 2nd Grade Reading, Fourth Grade, Second Grade, Teaching Verbs, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Synonym Activities

Vivid Verbs Spider: in celebration of Halloween, the students searched for synonyms to replace overused verbs in their writing and created this spider. More

Miss DeCarbo: Cinnamons and Antonyms, Happy Dance, & How-To Writing Unit! Teaching Second Grade, 2nd Grade Ela, 3rd Grade Reading, Student Teaching, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Synonym Activities, Autumn Activities, Writing Activities

Cinnamons and Antonyms, Happy Dance, & How-To Writing Unit! - Miss DeCarbo

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Synonym Roll Template and Recipe Cards – Language Arts 3rd Grade Words, 4th Grade Ela, Third Grade Writing, Teaching First Grade, 2nd Grade Reading, Student Teaching, Teaching Reading, Second Grade, Learning

Synonym Roll Template and Recipe Cards

This is a cute and fun way to teach your students about synonyms! There are recipe cards and the "synonym roll" template included. I used this in my class as an assessment on my lesson over synonyms. I also used it to check their dictionary and thesaurus skills. Each student chose 4 "boring" words...

"Synonym Toast Crunch" is played similar to war. Each player get's an equal share of "toast" cards face down. They will also have a stack of "Cru. Synonym Activities, File Folder Activities, Speech Therapy Activities, Language Activities, Word Study, Word Work, Daily 5 Centers, Speech Language Pathology, Language Arts

Synonym Toast Crunch

"Synonym Toast Crunch" is played similar to war. Each player get's an equal share of "toast" cards face down. They will also have a stack of "Crunch!" cards next to them ready to use. On the count of 3 they throw it down between them. If the two cards make a synonym pair, the 1st student to slap...

Like opposite walk! Word Study Activities, Sequencing Activities, Reading Activities, 1st Grade Writing, Teaching Writing, New Vocabulary Words, Vocabulary Parade, Writing Traits, Writing Ideas

Fancy Word Word Book

I am doing a week long mini-unit using Fancy Nancy books. I believe that these books help with the "Word Choice" trait. The kids love them and enjoy learning new vocabulary words. The file is a wordbook intended for classroom use, not resale or distribution. If there are any comments/concerns pl...