Friday, October 30, 2015

3rd-5th: Dead & Overused Words

Tired of your students using the same old, tired, worn-out words in their writing?  Spice it up a little with this "Overused and Dead Words" lesson including free resources from TPT.
Begin by showing students this "R.I.P. Overused Dead Words" slideshow:
Click on the Image, then click File, Make a Copy to save to your drive! 
After going over the slides show, students can work with a partner to complete this Google Slides Presentation (open the link then click File, Make a Copy in order to use this resource).  Students will choose worn-out words and find alternative choices using a Thesauraus!  Here are a couple of resources you can show your students:

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