This product helps students see examples of strong verbs and helps them consider word choice when using verbs in their writing.
There are four examples of weak verbs. For each weak verb, students are given three stronger verbs to use. There are pictures to represent each strong verb, and students m
Engage your late middle and high school English students with this growing bundle of writing resources. It currently includes precise verb task cards and an exercise for writing precise nouns (designed so that students avoid referring to textual evidence as "this quote"!).Precise Verb Task Cards:Fr
This PowerPoint explains how choosing precise verbs can add to the depth of meaning in a text. It does this by using examples form the beautiful text "Owl Moon". The activity sheet, requires the children to recognise precise verbs from the text and them modify parts of the text by manipulating the
This great resource set helps develop students verb vocabulary. All resources build a broadening of verbs with nuances.It is interactive and fun with the children building capacity from team game and puzzles through to individual, structured worksheets.
Find 4th Grade Grammar Exit Ticket Bundle here!Find all 4th Grade Grammar Assessment Exit Tickets here!These 8 quick practice sheets are the perfect entrance slip, exit ticket, bell ringer, or quick grammar practice for 4th grade! Students will be able to...-write synonyms of precise verbs-use preci
This anchor chart provides support when children are attempting tp select more precise verbs in their writing.It supports some other great PRECISE VERBS resources in the MLT Store;FINDING PRECISE VERBS - PowerPoint Game, Puzzles, Colour Match and Worksheets
Frustrated by students randomly selecting verbs from those big lists of verbs when they write? Do students rely on the thesaurus too much? Bewildered by a squirrel's act against our family’s pumpkin last fall, I took a picture of his destruction and turned it into a teachable moment about selectin
In conversational American English, we often use two- and three-word verbs (such as “talk about” or “think about”) instead of more precise one-word verbs (such as “discuss” or “consider”). Two- and three-word verbs, which typically consist of a simple verb followed by one or more prepositions, tend
How many times have your students made errors in their spelling, mechanics, or usage, even though they have been taught the rules for years? Many teachers are tempted to “get back to basics” and teach everyone the concepts again, but that’s not a good use of your time, and it forces too many student
Are your students stuck writing the same boring sentences? Want them to improve their writing using technology? Try these digital mentor sentences! Using engaging examples of fantastic writing, these Mentor Sentences are the best way to teach grammar and improve student writing.Click here for a di
Tired of your students using the same "asked" and "said" in their writing? Do you want them to use varied word choice in their speaking and writing, and understand shades of meaning?
This product includes a set of 24 task cards and three word sorts to help your students learn the shades of meaning
Encourage your students to use colorful, precise words in their narrative writing! These posters remind students to write with exciting verbs and adjectives. They are great to have around during creative writing exercises, and revising and editing tasks. This is a bundle of two poster sets:-Power Ve
This is a visually attractive step-by-step explanation and activity booklet on subject-verb agreement, starting with a fun, interactive activity using contemporary music and student participation.
This product contains:
1. Booklet:12 pages
2. Answer key: 12 pages.
3. PowerPoint Presentation (wit
**THE FILE WILL NOT INCLUDE THE WATERMARK**Description:Time to give "USES" a break. In fact, never use "use" unless you're using it to tell people not to use "use."This classroom poster categorizes many of the most important powerful, rhetorical verbs by linking them to some of the most commonly stu
**THE FILE WILL NOT INCLUDE THE WATERMARK**Time to give "USES" a break. In fact, never use "use" unless you're using it to tell people not to use "use."This classroom poster categorizes many of the most important powerful literary verbs by linking them to some of the most commonly studied literary e
This lesson teachers students how to omit "To be" verbs in their writing and replace them with more engaging and precise language.
This lesson includes:
- A powerpoint presentation (11 slides) with corresponding visuals and pop culture references
- Guided notes corresponding to the powerpoint
I use this worksheet after reading Fancy Nancy to my middle school English classes. We discuss word choice and they come up with "fancier" more precise language. This worksheet focuses specifically on adverbs and verbs. I use with 7th and 8th graders, but it could be used with any grade.
Encourage your students to use colorful, precise words in their narrative writing! These posters remind students to write with exciting verbs. They are great to have around during creative writing exercises, and revising and editing tasks. This set contains 21 posters, 20 of which are lightning bolt
Students brainstorm synonyms for common adjectives, verbs, and nouns. They are challenged to first use their own vocabulary, then work with a small group, and finally consult a thesaurus for even more ideas. This activity can be kept and used as a resource to add variety to their writing projects.
These 40 sets of vocabulary card are designed to help students gain familiarity with synonyms for 5th Grade Dolch Sight Word.
Only verbs are included in this product.
Each set includes 6 synonyms and a corresponding sentence card. As synonyms have slightly different meanings, the goal is for stude
This game was created to help students replace vague language in their writing. Students will be given a sentence with vague verbs or pronouns, and they will then turn it into a precise, interesting sentence! It’s so much fun to see the creativity come out in your students!#saidisdead