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Free! Figurative language anchor word wall cards. Hyperbole, personification, alliteration, metaphor, simile, idioms, & more. For a quick, spontaneous ELA writing activity, I like to attach a few of these to the white board, give the students post-its, an instruct them to write an example of each and stick it on the board near the corresponding poster. If time permits, after every student has at least one on the board, they go get a random one and evaluate it.

Literacy Centers for 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th Grade (November)

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Quick and Easy Vocabulary Activity - Use It With Any Text! #Storyworks

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These worksheets serve as a good vocabulary assessment to see if the older students understand the relationships between words. It helps assess what their word choice is like and how strong is their understanding of synonyms and definitions.

English has a lot of commonly confused words. They either look alike, sound alike or, worst of all, look and sound alike but have completely different meanings. Other words look and sound different but are similar in meaning, and it’s hard to determine which is the correct one in a given context. Hopefully this list of commonly confused words will help you keep them straightened out. | Battle of the Commonly Misspelled or Misused Words from #YourDictionary

Commonly Confused Words

Commonly misspelled English words - Created by Your Dictionary, a super user-friendly online dictionary and thesaurus, the chart lists words that are most commonly misused and misspelled. Drives me nuts.

Exploring Affixes:  Write the affix down.  Give an example of a basic word with that affix.  Eg.  DIS  - Dislike.   As a class, figure out what it may mean and write down the definition.  Students brainstorm examples of other words with those affixes and use dictionaries to see if there is a common meaning for the affix.

Exploring Affixes: Write the affix down. Give an example of a basic word with that affix. As a class, figure out what it may mean and write down the definition. Students brainstorm examples of other words with those affixes and

Week 3: ABSTRACT NOUNS Word List. I know when coming up with my own word activities, all the words escape my head. Here's a helpful list, that will help that if it happen to you, too. From Free Teacher Worksheets.

3 abstract noun lists - abstract noun list of 27 examples, , 100 abstract nouns list, abstract noun list of 12 with definitions - designed for the classroom.

33 Commonly Misunderstood Words & Phrases (Infographic)

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33 Commonly Misunderstood Words & Phrases (Infographic) - Vocabulary lessons for Adults and Children

Engage even the most reluctant student with Vocabulary Basketball

Engage even the most reluctant student with Vocabulary Basketball Breaking into teams, students have to sink the basketball and if they miss they need to give the definition of one of the words on the board.

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