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Synonym and Word Choice Activity - Paint Chip Packet
Word Choice and synonyms in writing can easily be enriched and taught with this "Shades of Meaning" activity packet! Tired of seeing your students using the same words over and over? This fun paint chip activity packet is the cure. Please click on the PREVIEW above to get a better idea of what thi
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R.I.P.  A Word Choice Activity
Put those old, tired words to rest. Students will get a kick out of this writing activity as they generate new words to replace those boring words used over and over. This Pack Includes: • R.I.P. Activity- Make a list of new words • Replace words in a story • Sort Old/Better Words • Word Choice
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WORD CHOICE ACTIVITY:  VIVID VERBS
Dull verbs murder good writing. Help students invigorate their work through better verb choices and show them the impact of changing the single word that acts as the engine of their sentence. The “Vivid Verb Word Choice Activity” bundle includes both a PowerPoint mini-lesson and a follow-up smal
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Imagery (using word choice to improve writing)
What’s included? -5 Large picture cards (1 for each of the five senses) -60 word choice cards (12 cards for each of the five senses) -8 full color photo cards -3 recording sheets (differentiated for different ability levels) How to use this product: This product can be used in a variety of way
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Weak Words Dead and Gone ~ Dead Word Funeral ~Fun Word Choice Activity!
This book is primarily designed for teachers of writing grades five through nine. With the help of this unit, your students will have fun as they lay to rest those words that weaken their writing! The teaching unit includes teaching handouts and directions to hold your own DEAD WORD FUNERAL. On thi

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Word Choice Activities
Do you struggle with how to help your students improve their "word choice" in their writing? If you have a student with a low vocabulary, it can feel especially frustrating to expect them to use sophisticated words when they are writing. One way to help students out with this is to focus on common
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Working on Word Choice {6+1 Writing Trait}
Working with Word Choice Dive into one of the 6+1 Writing Traits with this package. It includes: Word Choice Poster Showing Emotion with Words Activity Descriptive Word Activity Poppin’ New Words Craftivity Fishin’ for a New Word Activity Spice Me Up- Word Choice Flip Book Add a word Activity &amp
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Word Choice: Six Writing Exercises to Expand Your Students' Vocabulary
Word choice exercises ( 6 activities in all) offer a unique approach to expanding vocabulary and varying sentence structure. Students are forced to find alternative ways to express themselves. Results extend way outside the box and are often very humorous. Use the assignments for the whole class,
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SYNONYM WORD CHOICE ACTIVITY PUZZLE
SYNONYM WORD CHOICE ACTIVITY PUZZLE: Help your students wake up their tired and overused words with this fun synonym activity puzzle. Students will match overused words with a better word choice to form a 4x4 grid. The answer key is included to show you what the finished puzzle should look like!
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Six Traits Writing - Word Choice - Guided Writing Powerpoint
I created this powerpoint to help my students practice using good word choice and to recognize good word choice in writing. Students can work individually or in partners the replace the underlined "boring" words in the sentences provided with juicy, exciting words! Students will love to use their c
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Word Choices Activity Sheets
This set of activity sheets helps students expand their vocabulary by recognizing and using various types of word choices including synonyms, words with different connotations, imagery, and figurative language. The twelve activity sheets are: Synonyms 1. Near Synonyms - Choosing among words

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Word Choice Activities - Vocabulary and Word Study
This eBook, accompanied by FunBook activities to practice Word Choice skills, is designed to help students find the process of adding vivid vocabulary and delicious details to their stories a FUN, ENJOYABLE, AND STRESS-FREE process! Students will learn to choose words that enhance their story, inspi
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Halloween Dress Up in Words - Word Choice Activity
Dress Up in Words! If you have been discussing word choice and using many “million dollar words” in class this year, this activity might be for you. This is gives your students a chance to show off all that they have learned! Students brainstorm words, define, explain, and create with this word cel
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Word Choice Activity
The purpose of this activity is to encourage strong word choice. You can use this simple graphic in many ways. I like to put it on an overhead and write four common words - adjectives and verbs work best - in the word bubbles. (For example, “happy,” “gross,” “good,” “walk,” “upset,” “go”) Student
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Word Choice - Making Writing More Descriptive
This Smartboard lesson will help you teach students about the importance of word choice in writing. This lesson models and focuses on using specific nouns, vivid verbs, and adjectives. Mutliple slides address each type of word choice. Students can take notes in interactive writing notebooks, list
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Vocabulary and Word Choice Activity
Encourage your students to extend their "vocappulary" and think about word choice with this fun technology themed resource. Students work individually, with a partner, or in a small group to list synonyms for tired words. Each word is written on an "app" and added to a device. Use the bulletin board
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Valentine's Day Word Choice: Sentence Writing
This is a one-page activity to practice transforming "weak" sentences into "strong" ones, highlighting the power of word choice! Enjoy! ~Megan & Jenn <3
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Thanksgiving Themed Word Choice Activity: Strong Words
This is an activity to have students practice transforming weak sentences into stronger ones. There is a word bank with "strong word" ideas. Enjoy! :) ~Megan and Jenn Thanksgiving Themed Word Choice Activities by Megan and Jenn in First is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommerci
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Sparkle Christmas Word Choice Activity / Bulletin Board
I use this Sparkle Words activity every year with my students to support word choice and language within their writing. This lesson is a follow up to my Dead Words Unit. You can use this with several levels and it can be easily differentiated. For my older students, I have have them brainstorm words
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October Spelling Choice Activities and Writing Organizers and Prompts Bundle
This File Contains Two Packs: October Spelling Choice Activities and October Writing Organizers and Prompt Pages. Please make sure you haven't previously purchased either before you purchase this bundle!October Spelling Choice ActivitiesOctober Writing Organizers and PromptsOctober Spelling Choice A
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Improving Word Choice Activity
This powerpoint presentation helps students to realize that there are a lot of choices when it comes to describing how a character is talking. Have the students write down the words on their papers and then fill in the blanks with the appropriate choice
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Parts of Speech Word Sort Word Choice Activity
Need help getting kids to improve their word choice? This sorting activity makes for a fun way to introduce students to new words that can replace their old boring words. Included in this resource are: adjectives, adverbs, and strong verbs. Students will sort adjectives into that are colors, shap
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Scary Words Scattergories: Improving Word Choice in Narrative Writing
I used this with students to help improve their word choice during a narrative writing unit. This took one class period.
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PACKET: Word Choice in Academic Writing  (no prep)
EDITABLE WORD DOCUMENT. Students are asked to: -- Revise and strengthened writing using vivid verbs and informative adjectives -- Rewrite groups of sentences to avoid repeating words. -- Review and revise vague paragraphs with specific details
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