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A completed lesson including worksheets to teach students how to work with a thesaurus and a dictionary.
Mini poster shows a sample children's thesaurus page with notes for students to use.
Thesaurus, Atlas, Almanac, Encyclopedia - What Resource do I Use? This PowerPoint presentation will help educate you students on using different types of resources. They will first learn about each type of resource, including dictionary, thesaurus, almanac, atlas, phone book, and internet. The
This colorful and informative presentation assists students in learning or reviewing their dictionary skills.Originally developed for my 6th-8th grade ESOL students, I have used this powerpoint with grades 3-8. Topics covered: Alphabetical Order Guide Words Dictionary Entries Multiple Meanings P
This resource contains the DIGITAL version of my word choice task cards. Two formats are included: Google Forms and Google Slides! This resource contains 44 task cards. Each task card contains a sentence (or pair of sentences) with an underlined word. Students read the sentence(s), and choose the be
This writer's workshop unit has everything you need to introduce and develop procedural/how to writing in your classroom! Your students will write specific step by step directions for their procedural writing.This unit includes:*10 step by step lessons to teach procedural writing. Each lesson incl
Trophy words are designed to help students build students' vocabulary as readers and writers. These activities are designed to follow the research from Marzano’s 6 Steps to Building Academic Vocabulary.Included in this product:-A Master List of Words for 27 Weeks of Instruction (81 words total)-A m
The Multi-Syllable 4-in-a-Row Game Boards are a wonderful literacy activity to enrich the vocabulary of 4th and 5th graders. My students love to compete against their literacy partners to win 4-in-a-row while improving their research,word attack, and vocabulary skills. I encourage my students to lo
⭐️This reference materials unit focuses on dictionary and thesaurus skills. It includes worksheets, foldable activities, scavenger hunts, and task cards to help teach students how to use a book and electronic dictionary. This resource is geared for 2nd-5th grade. Dictionary Skills Table of ContentsDi
This lesson teaches students how to improve their writing by using more sophisticated words. It teaches students how to choose the most appropriate word as opposed to the "smartest" sounding word. It includes samples and several worksheets. This lesson works especially well if students have acces
Start the year off with a bang using these fun and fabulous Back to School products! I have included all of my Back to School Activities in this one discounted bundle pack!!!! You and your students will love these! Includes: 5 easy set up Back to School Centers, Student Question Hunt, M & M G
***THIS PRODUCT HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH A GOOGLE SLIDES INTERACTIVE VERSION INCLUDED. REDOWNLOAD IF YOU HAVE IT ALREADY***Nothing like a good criminal investigation to liven up language arts! Based off my popular CSI projects, I have created Whodunnits? The Whodunnits plan to focus on single content t
Reference Materials: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Thesaurus, and Almanac Thinking Links - King Virtue's Classroom Thinking Links are a great activity to use to see what students have learned! How do Thinking Links work? The students have to analyze each block and decide which ones go together. Then, s
Synonyms: A Comprehensive Synonym Unit This unit on synonyms will help expand vocabulary and provides lessons to show students how they can use different words for better writing. We used a forest habitat as the theme for this unit. Kids love animals, so we used animal photographs to keep their in
How smart can you sound? As teachers, we all want to help our students improve their writing. One way to do this is to help them use better Word Choice! Having students utilize their thesaurus is an easy way to do this. By using these practice pages, your students will develop the skills they
The English word quinzaine come from the French word quinze, meaning fifteen. A quinzaine is made up of 3 lines containing just 15 syllables. 
The syllable count is:Line 1 - 7 syllablesLine 2 - 5 syllablesLine 3 - 3 syllablesThe first line makes a statement. The next two lines each ask a question re
Details are essential for a good literary experience, creating a strong argument for making oneself understood. This lesson facilitates students’ individual development of ideas, and at the same time gives other students the opportunity to expose the values of the different writers. They all start
Maths Games & Literacy Games that supplement everyday programmes used in the classroom and at home, and support the NZ Curriculum. Making learning fun! Fun interactive maths & literacy boardgames for the classroom and at home.This Game Focuses On- Literacy Level 3Using a ThesaurusThis Game i
This lesson will provide students with information on using various reference tools. Students will learn when it is appropriate to use a dictionary vs. the appropriateness of using a thesaurus. Students will also learn how to appropriately state their use of a dictionary in their essay writings. T
This fall writing journal is super charged with 30 pages of tools and prompts to support your student writers! It includes a thesaurus, six trait descriptions, editor’s checklist and much more! There are 20 fall-related writing prompts to give students a variety of ideas. List of tools included:
A song to a catchy caroling tune about how a thesaurus can help us find words. My kids love this! Won’t the parents LOVE to hear their child sing about a thesaurus?! Included in this set: 1. Two big book-size versions of the song in color and in black and white. The color versio
Great practice in using a thesaurus. Great for teaching how to use reference resources.
This file contains a video tutorial, worksheets, assessment and lesson plan for using a thesaurus The video can be used to instruct whole class or for students to watch independently. After completion of the lesson, the students will be able to : Use a thesaurus to locate synonyms and antonyms Chang
This is a 30+ page workbook covering the basics of writing a rap (or any kind of song lyrics). It includes an extension/optional resource for creating your own beats to accompany your lyrics, but it is NOT a step-by-step music composition unit-- just lyrics. This can be used as part of a music cou

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