Word Cline - Literacy - Vocabulary
A word cline is a way to teach synonyms to students and support them to understand that words that may have a similar meaning also have a different "strength." Students place words along the cline, depending on the strength of their meaning. You can provide them with the words to place or get them to discover their own.
Use this as a whole class hot spot activity, Interactive Whiteboard task, for a guided reading activity, a follow up to the current read aloud, create a set for display or in writing to encourage students to use a wider vocabulary.