Identify Synonyms for the Basic Color Words

Identify Synonyms for the Basic Color Words

Consider teaching students that strong word choice is like selecting just the right shade of a word. Compare general words to 8-box crayon words and more specific words to 24- or 64-box crayon words. We want writers to stop using blue when they know midnight,...
Distinguish Between Key Terms and Their Synonyms

Distinguish Between Key Terms and Their Synonyms

Vocabulary instruction typically includes multiple layers of understanding. Explanation, definitions, pictorial representations, word parts, and sentence writing are all common strategies to support students in their growing knowledge of a new concept. Relating terms...