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Thursday, January 5, 2012

Synonyms, Antonyms, Oh My!

I love this time of year... the kiddos are familiar with the routine and schedule... they know they expectations... love it... it's also a great time to review some of those earlier language units. I pulled these activities out this week and the kids have loved them (so have the substitutes... I had a horrible head cold).


YearntoLearn said...

I'm focusing on homophones when we return.

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Lessons Learned said...

oh we are doing synonyms (or cinnamons) as we speak!! we did a synonym crossword today! I would love the synonyms and antonyms. You are awesome! Feel better!

Debra said...

These look great! We are just starting on synonyms. I would love to see more!

Miss Dennis said...

I'm doing a gingerbread stories study this week and the beginning of next to reinforce all of our first semester language arts skills!

we're starting astronomy in science and the astronauts/aliens/antonyms looks awesome! my esol buddies have a hard time with opposites!

Hope you're feeling better!
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Unknown said...

Just plain Awesome!!
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Karen said...

We are working on compound words right now!


Sara at school said...

These all look good - we just finished compound words right before Christmas - and right now I can't remember, but I think we do synonyms in the next couple weeks. Sara

jen said...

I'm in the process of back-tracking and working on the difference between plurals and possessives! I'd love to give them something other than worksheets...I mean handouts :P

All of these units look awesome!


Jen Sykes said...

Love your blog! It's filled with helpful activities, and has saved me more than a few times. :) We are beginning our synonyms/antonyms unit, though I know I would love any of your units. Thank you for always sharing the great ideas!

Mrs. Henline said...

You always have great stuff! You are one of the bloggers I visit most because you don't have all those silly giveaways and constant postings about TPT:)

I'm a title I teacher so I am working on multiple skills with the children at the same time to reinforce classroom instruction as well as supplement it. I would be appreciative of anything you are willing to share!

Thanks so much!!!!!

Kate said...

We are going back to review our fall skills for a few days before we jump right into new things!


Unknown said...

Love your stuff-very cute! I am your newest follower...come on over to my little blog and have a look:-) See ya there...Johanna


salley said...

We're definitely studying synonyms! My kids really need to improve their vocabulary. Synonyms will be used to add more flavor to their writing.


Suzy Q said...

I like to hit synonyms several times, so that we can focus on not overusing words when writing. All your ideas are so cute!

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Amanda Hodges said...

You have cute ideas. I follow you blog and TPT page. I want to tell you that I bought the Compound words one because we are starting them next week. Feel better.

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Unknown said...

Hey Lory! I am Lory too! I've never met someone that had the same spelling of my name before. I live in Utah also. :)

Lory said...

How fun!!! I've never met a Lor--Y before either. Wahoo! Thanks for following along ;)