Emerging writers need helps taking their skills to the next level. Distinguishing between vague, unclear nouns and their descriptive, exciting counterparts is a necessary skill for all students. Using the included list of common vague nouns and their more exciting synonyms, this enrichment lesson will teach your students to make their writing bolder and more engaging.
This lesson includes:
-Noteworthy Noun List of commonly used vague nouns and their more descriptive synonyms
-Synonyms flap-books to practice meanings
-Vocabulary synonym sorting game to reinforce verb meanings, which includes 9 Vague Noun word cards and 100 different Noteworthy Nouns synonym cards
-Updated Active Listening and Visualization: students draw illustrations of vague noun sentences, and then illustrate sentences with their noteworthy noun counterparts. Students will identify a pattern of more vibrant, exciting illustrations when listening to the more descriptive nouns.
-Noteworthy Nouns Writing Prompt with editing checklist
-Noteworthy Noun Taboo Game to reinforce meanings
-Nouns Synonym Board Game with Spinner, to reinforce meanings
-Fill-in the blanks practice worksheet
-Noteworthy Nouns Motivational Poster
-Descriptive Writing Motivational Poster
This is great for a literacy center or whole classroom.
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