This 9-slide PowerPoint and activity will help students learn what a thesaurus is, how to use it and why to use it.
This PowerPoint teaches students what a thesaurus is and shows thesaurus entry examples. It also gives an example of how a thesaurus can make students' writing more colorful!
The activity is a rainbow themed graphic organizer. Students will use a thesaurus to complete the graphic organizer by filling in the entry word, guide words, synonyms and antonyms.
This PowerPoint and activity fits within Common Core State Standards: