Have you been searching for a story to engage students in exploring synonyms with different shades of meaning? Students will love this Smartboard story of Theo B. Wordasaurus as he experiences a birthday when his word magic appears. As his words grow in intensity, effects will have students laughing out loud.
~original fiction story to introduce shades of meaning
~interactive activity to organize synonyms according to intensity
~ questions on each page to help guide discussion *integrate many common core standards
~student handout and extension ideas