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Synonyms for 23 Overused Words, 3 Formats for Easy Reference

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Help you students to improve their writing and vocabularies by using these synonyms for 23 common words as a quick reference. There are 16 synonyms for each word, except, "said," which has 36 synonyms. There synonyms are presented in 3 formats so that you can use whichever ones work for you. They are:

The 2-page List
Print these 2 pages double sided and students can put the page in their binders or writing folders as a quick reference.

The Little Book of Synonyms
Print each of these 6 pages to make little books for your students. Cutting guide lines show you exactly where to cut so that the pages will be even.

Synonym Mini-Posters
Use these colorful posters around the classroom or on a bulletin board. You could also have a "Synonym of the Week," and use the posters one at a time.

Please check out the free preview which has samples of each format and thumbnails for the entire document.

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Hi! I bought this earlier in the year as a way of focusing my thinking as I prepared some writing lessons. Now that I have taught the lessons I want to know if I can put it on my classroom web site as a way of creating a home resource. I have very few students who use the web system and think this might be a way of getting them to connect with what is going on in the classroom. I just don't want to infringe on your picture of copywriting. Do I have your permission to post?

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I purchased your Synonyms for overused words but several of the posters are not usable- blurry image. walk/run, tired, smart scared, make and interesting are the posters that are unusable. Please advise.
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Try downloading the latest version of Adobe Reader. That usually takes care of the issue.
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Synonyms for 23 Overused Words, 3 Formats for Easy Reference
Synonyms for 23 Overused Words, 3 Formats for Easy Reference
Synonyms for 23 Overused Words, 3 Formats for Easy Reference
Synonyms for 23 Overused Words, 3 Formats for Easy Reference