This activity focuses around teaching kids that different words can have overall similar meaning. Each color on the palette pertains to the overall word being targeted. It's as though the various palettes shows how the words are different yet part of the same "group".
Grammar Journals ... interesting way to teach/integrate grammar lessons. Left side is the grammar lesson with rules; right side is their attempts at using it in their own way with a writing prompt. Then, you assess them during the week as a "bellringer"or "do now" assignment.