explore-blog: To counter one of the most abused words in (screen)writing, Go Into The Story has put together 115 word alternatives to the active verb “walks.” Enrich your vocabulary with some more unusual synonyms to everyday words.
Vocabulary - The Said Web - Brainstorming Interesting Synonyms Grade 3-6 Use this activity to help students explore more exciting synonyms for over-used words. Start by generating a few synonyms with the whole class. Then allow students to work in small (mixed-ability) groups to come up with more words. Connect this activity to the writing process by having students go back over a piece of writing and replacing "said" with more descriptive words.
Synonym/Antonym TIC TAC TOE Cool idea from ehow: Replace X's and O's with synonyms and antonyms in the classic game TIC TAC TOE. One player thinks up synonyms for the given word. Player two has to come up with antonyms. Great way to expand kids' vocabulary!