Using Word Webs to Teach Synonyms for Commonly Used Words

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  • Aug 29 2010 2:06 PM

    Mary Kay Monson

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    Easily adpated to lower grades.

  • Aug 5 2010 7:23 PM

    Susanne Melton

     

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This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, uses word webs as a tool to expose students to synonyms for common words, to help students choose synonyms that are appropriate for a given context, and to encourage students to use more descriptive words in written and oral language. Suggestions for adapting this lesson for use with ESL students are also included in this lesson.

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    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Spelling, English-Language Arts

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