Lessons for Thesaurus

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  • Shades of Meaning - … Meaning November 19, 2007 Lesson Question: How can the Visual Thesaurus help students distinguish between words with similar definitions but different … ? Instruction: Analyzing words' denotations and connotations by using the Visual Thesaurus: Display the word webs for "cutting edge" and "newfangled" on … -5) 6. Uses word reference materials (e.g., glossary, dictionary, thesaurus) to determine the meaning, pronunciation, and derivations of unknown words …
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  • "To be or not to be" and the VT - … VT December 17, 2007 Lesson Question: How can the Visual Thesaurus help students interpret and adapt Hamlet's "to be or … personal interpretations of the quote and then display the Visual Thesaurus word web for the word "be" on the white board … , uses figurative language, uses sensory images and comparisons, uses a thesaurus to choose effective wording) March 15, 2010 - 5 Level IV … . Do you have a comment? Share it with the Visual Thesaurus community. Your comments: Sign in to post a comment! We …
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  • It's Opposite Day - … Day January 21, 2008 Lesson Question: How can the Visual Thesaurus help students improve their vocabularies by matching words to their … the opportunity to learn their words by using the Visual Thesaurus. In addition to learning their assigned word's definition, they … -5) 6. Uses word reference materials (e.g., glossary, dictionary, thesaurus) to determine the meaning, pronunciation, and derivations of unknown words …
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  • Introduction to the Visual Thesaurus - … VT to work in your classroom Introduction to the Visual Thesaurus January 1, 2006 This Lesson at a Glance: Grade Level … can better express themselves. Instructional Objective: Vocabulary Development Supplies: Visual Thesaurus and Student Handout Instructional Plan: Students are asked to perform … 22, 2007 - 1 Use of descriptive and figurative language, including thesaurus use for Comment effective word choice (S. 2, 2.1 …
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  • Mad-Libbing Your Way Into Modern Poetry - … and evaluate some famous modern poems 3. use the Visual Thesaurus to identify words' parts of speech 4. synthesize their knowledge … about word choices, they can use the Visual topic / contribute Thesaurus to enrich their understanding of potential word choices and to … , uses figurative language, uses sensory images and comparisons, uses a thesaurus to choose effective wording) Level IV (Grades 9-12) 1 …
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  • Synonyms - … : "What is a thesaurus?" (A collection of synonyms and antonyms), and "Why might someone need to use a thesaurus?" (To find a … model three (3) sentences for the students, referring to a thesaurus for help in choosing more creative synonyms to replace 'boring … ) "boring" words with more "creative" synonyms. Students can use a thesaurus if they are having difficulty thinking of synonyms for the …
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  • Picking the Right Words: Nursery Rhymes - … 14 Use resources and reference materials (e.g., dictionaries and thesauruses) to select more effective vocabulary. Other Related Standards Acquisition of … the meanings and pronunciations of unknown words by using dictionaries, thesauruses, glossaries, technology and textual features, such as definitional footnotes or … overhead transparency copy of "Humpty Dumpty". Paper, pencil, dictionaries and thesauruses. Attachments: Attachment A, Humpty Dumpty 2 Picking the Right Words …
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  • Autobiography, Synonyms, Verb Agreement and Tense - … /S1.0-1 MATERIALS "Krik Krak" by Edwidge Danticat – Reading Thesauruses – Ideally you should have a class set, or at the … have the same meaning. Make sure each student has a thesaurus available to them on their desk or put the students … and give each group a thesaurus. Each student should be exposed to the use of a thesaurus during the reading today. Tell … the definition right next to the word. Next, using a thesaurus, look up an interesting synonym for your word. Make sure …
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  • Crickwing: A Lesson in Using Strong Words to Convey Precise Meaning - … content area:Yes Freely Available: Yes Keywords: precise words, vocabulary, thesaurus, synonyms Instructional Component Type(s): Lesson Plan, Worksheet, Assessment , Video … , the teacher can have students working online (www.thesaurus.com), using print a thesaurus, or a combination. Depending on individual needs, some … instruction (mini-lessons) Teacher can provide students with a primary thesaurus. Students can use word processing software to compose summative assessment …
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  • Your English Mentor: How to Write a Career Research Paper - … features, especially spelling and grammar checking, as well as using thesaurus. Remediation:Remediation: Remediation: students who need extra assistance may benefit … features, especially spelling and grammar checking, as well as using thesaurus. Remediation: students who need extra assistance may benefit from 1 … features, especially spelling and grammar checking, as well as using thesaurus. Remediation: students who need extra assistance may benefit from 1 …
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