Great word wheel for working with vocabulary.  The student spins the wheel, and then provides whatever the wheel prescribes!  #vocabulary

Great word wheel for working with vocabulary. The student spins the wheel, and then provides whatever the wheel prescribes! #vocabulary

E is for EXPLORE is a one stop resource for teachers and parents. We develop unique learning activities, and search the internet and compile...

E is for EXPLORE is a one stop resource for teachers and parents. We develop unique learning activities, and search the internet and compile...

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.

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.

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.

Using paint strip samples ... I think I will use this with my french fries . . . have the kids find synonyms for some of their overused words.

Using paint strip samples ... I think I will use this with my french fries . . . have the kids find synonyms for some of their overused words.

E is for Explore!  Vocabulary Roll--take vocab words out of a hat, roll the dice and then act the word, draw it, define it, rhyme something with it, or give a synonym/antonym for it.  Fun!

E is for Explore! Vocabulary Roll--take vocab words out of a hat, roll the dice and then act the word, draw it, define it, rhyme something with it, or give a synonym/antonym for it. Fun!

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!

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!

100 Ways to Say Great! This is perfect- I always need help with this when grading papers! SO helpful!! :)

100 Ways to Say Great! This is perfect- I always need help with this when grading papers! SO helpful!! :)

This is so helpful! It shows different physical sensations that come with emotions  like clenching teeth at anger or your eyes stinging from saddness

This is so helpful! It shows different physical sensations that come with emotions like clenching teeth at anger or your eyes stinging from saddness

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