This resource contains 2 sets of narrative writing activities in which students examine synonyms in the context of their own writing. This helps them understand the power of word choice.
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During these activities students will look at an image and imagine an event taking place in that setting. Color image include for project on screen.
Students are given a word box and asked to use at least 5 words when writing their story. Student circle the words they use from the word box in the story. Differentiate by increasing or decreasing the number of required words.
Students will then rewrite their story selecting synonyms for the circled words. They will use the included word box thesaurus to select their synonyms.
Students compare story and/or specific sentences before and after synonym exchange.
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