Razzle Dazzle Words, Purple Words, Expensive Words, "Said is Dead," etc.We all put up a valiant fight to help our writers push the envelope! I like to use this as a word wall display for students to reference, but first I challenge students to match the exciting synonyms with their "basic, boring" counterpart.
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Opportunity definition and synonyms #commercial #environment #definition http://commercial.remmont.com/opportunity-definition-and-synonyms-commercial-environment-definition/ #commercial opportunities definition # opportunity – definition and synonyms Having an opportunity to do something is like having a door or way of getting into a building . This opened the door to a new way of life. He was on the threshold of an exciting new career. Having a degree unlocked many opportunities. What […]
"Dead" words are overused words in student writing such as good, bad, little and big etc. I blew up a tombstone on 11 x 17 paper and had students write a "dead" word on the tombstone. They then used a thesaurus to find more exciting synonyms that could be used in their writing instead!