Vocabulary 1- Ice Cream Words: Students start by writing a common word on the ice cream cone. Students can now look up synonyms for these words. Creating a large ice cream cone with words that can replace the common words.

Shades of Meaning -Vocabulary- Ice Cream Words: Students start by writing a common word on the ice cream cone. Students look up synonyms . Creating a large ice cream cone with words that can replace the common words.

Synonyms Activity with photo albums - what a great idea, I wonder what other activities I can use photo albums for?

Neat idea using picture albums and dry-erase markers! Great for Speech-Lang. activities as well as teachers in classrooms!

My English teacher last year had a list of words to never use and very was one of them. It's extra and is not needed. Words like boring and precise shouldn't need very infront of them to get your point across. I still catch myself using it sometimes though so this is cool.

My English teacher last year had a list of words to never use and very was one of them. It's extra and is not needed. Words like boring and precise shouldn't need very infront of them to get your point across. I still catch myself using it sometimes though so this is cool.

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.

Focusing on Words with Multiple Meanings Shades of Meaning- Use paint samples to talk about word meanings.The similar shades of paint chips can symbolize the similar word meanings in a tactile learning activity.

Synonyms for the most commonly used words in English - learn English,synonyms,english,vocabulary

Synonyms for the most commonly used words in English - learn English,synonyms,english,vocabulary

Different ways to say very when writing

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45 ways to avoid using the word 'very' - Writers Write (not for kids, but a helpful vocabulary guide for older school students)

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Instructional Chart: This chart can be placed in the classroom writing center to give students synonyms to replace simple words. It can be used both as a tool for their writing or as a dictionary to decipher word meanings during reading.

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