Lessons for Thesaurus

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  • Using reference sources - … about themselves in the format of a dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedia. (2. d) Materials: thesauruses, dictionaries, encyclopedias, paper, pen Do Now: What kind of information can you find in a dictionary? A thesaurus? An encyclopedia … soft-haired one. # The thesaurus entry will list the student's name in bold type (where the thesaurus word entry would usually …
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  • In the News - … effective or alternative word choices using classroom resources (i.e., thesaurus, computer). 79. Instruct students to replace words in individual letters … related to writing a news story, copies of grade appropriate thesaurus' and dictionaries, reference materials (i.e. encyclopedias, related text, internet … to inform letters to the editor. Use computer dictionary and thesaurus. Research Connections: Arter, Judith and Jay McTighe. Scoring Rubrics in …
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  • Connotation and Denotation: How Word Choice Affects ... - … students. For the teacher: All attachments. For the students: Dictionaries, thesauruses, all attachments. Vocabulary: connotation denotation diction mood Technology Connections: Paragraphs … comment features of word processing programs. Students may access online thesauruses and dictionaries. Students can research origins of particularly emotional connotations … compare synonym choices offered by word processing thesaurus features to synonyms found in a traditional thesaurus. Research Connections: Arter, Judith and Jay …
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  • Synonyms Simplify - … Sheet 2 • 32 copies of Synonyms Simplify Key Terms Glossary & Thesaurus • Pencils or pens • Students will need access to dictionaries • Optional … students. Have students use the Synonyms Simplify Key Terms Glossary & Thesaurus to translate the 12 principles into new terminology. After the … Know In My Own Words Synonyms Simplify Key Terms Glossary & Thesaurus Accumulate Agent (also see “Separation Agents” Ambient (Pressure & Temperature) Auxiliary …
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  • Glorious Sunflowers - … pictures and bars, measuring tapes and rulers, crayons, student's thesaurus for each child, think-sheet D-2 from Makes Sense … pictures and bars, measuring tapes and rulers, crayons, student's thesaurus for each child, think-sheet D-2 from Makes Sense … pictures and bars, measuring tapes and rulers, crayons, student's thesaurus for each child, think-sheet D-2 from Makes Sense … pictures and bars, measuring tapes and rulers, crayons, student's thesaurus for each child, think-sheet D-2 from Makes Sense …
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  • Different audiences - … levels of language difficulty for different audiences. They use a thesaurus to simplify a news story for younger pupils. Learning aims Simplify texts to suit a younger audience Use a thesaurus to find synonyms Ice-breaker BOY, 10, WRITES OWN BOOK … which mean the same are called synonyms and that a thesaurus is a good place to look for them. Activity: Students … in the margin. Students look up a word in a thesaurus and write down up to 10 synonyms on the page …
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  • Reference Source Four Square - … list of items that can be found in dictionaries, atlases, thesauruses, and encyclopedias Resource: The Ultimate Playground & Recess Game Book by … what types of materials can be found in dictionaries, atlases, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. The teacher will need to draw some four … should have the list of items found in dictionaries, atlases, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. To begin the activity, the teacher will call …
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  • Nym Family - … appropriate column on your chart. 11. Pass out dictionaries and thesauruses. 12. The children will use the words on the board … placed in correct column subtract three points. Assessments Students, using thesaurus, dictionary and teacher modeling will produce a catagorically correct chart … . Extensions Some students may need assistance using the dictionary or thesaurus. Review guide words and model finding words in the reference …
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  • Oh, Say Can You Said? - … -Pen or pencil -Said is Dead handout (see Attached File) -Thesaurus for every 1-2 students -Chalkboard or markerboard -Chalk or … and make one transparency copy for overhead use. 3. Gather thesaurus and dictionaries for student use. Procedures 1. Teachers prepare students … apply techniques learned in class today, e.g. peer input, thesaurus, dictionary, to substitute a variety of words in their writing …
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  • Cite Your Sites - … following resources for each group to have a copy: -dictionary -thesaurus -almanac -local newspaper -phone book -menu from restaurant -farmers' almanac … . Obtain enough copies of the resources for each group: -dictionary -thesaurus -almanac -farmers' almanac -local newspaper -atlas -phone book -menu from … types of books on the board. Include the words: dictionary, thesaurus, almanac, encyclopedia, text book, biography, autobiography, local newspaper, national newspaper …
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