Functional Skills-English BUNDLE 2-Using a Thesaurus-Homophones-Dictionary SkillsQuick View
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Functional Skills-English BUNDLE 2-Using a Thesaurus-Homophones-Dictionary Skills

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These Work Books have been designed and proven to educate and enhance learners knowledge, creativity, individuality and embed valuable functional skills. The resource can be used effectively in Tutorials, English or various other sessions . These particular BUNDLE Focuses on Functional skills in English and includes the following; Using a Thesaurus - Understanding synonyms and enabling learners to expand their vocabulary both verbally and with in their written communication. The Workbook requires learners to demonstrate these new skills and confirm understanding using a series of engaging tasks including rewriting a wonderful poem by Spike Milligan (Extremely relevant to the events of 2020) Homophones - Includes various tasks and activities that to suit learners of all ages and varied abilities. Learners will be able to expand their knowledge of homophones and confirm their understanding through tutor assessment. Dictionary Skills - Requires learners to demonstrate new abilities in how to use it effectively through a series of tasks. The tasks include finding words associated with each other and sorting them alphabetically and a timed activity where learners compete to find certain words in the quickest time. The final light-heated challenge requires learners to find words in the dictionary to describe each other and their teacher or tutor using the letters of everyones first names. Feedback is Key and we value your positive comments and constructive criticism. Post a review and we will send you another singular resource at the same value of your choice for FREE! These resources are available to download as a PDF file. Word versions are available, feel free to message me directly for these formats at SmartbooksED@outlook.com
Synonyms task: using a thesaurus- starter taskQuick View
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Synonyms task: using a thesaurus- starter task

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Students are asked to find synonyms for the words hot and cold using a thesaurus. As a follow on task, you could then get them to write a paragraph about winter (using the cold words) and a paragraph about summer (using the hot words).
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Synonyms

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LO: To find synonyms of words using a dictionary and thesaurus Blitz themed
LK2 Thesaurus SkillsQuick View
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LK2 Thesaurus Skills

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Thesaurus Skills - Lower Key Stage 2 worksheet LO: To find synonyms using a thesaurus. Using a thesaurus, can you find synonyms for the following words? Can you use three of the synonyms to create sentences?
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Synonym Poem

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A one page rhyming poem to encourage children to make better vocabulary choices. You could delete some of the synonym alternatives and pupils could use a thesaurus to find their own.
Synonyms and Antonyms LessonQuick View
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Synonyms and Antonyms Lesson

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A lesson on synonyms and antonyms. Included is the lesson presentation that discusses antonyms and synonyms before finding examples and looking at how to use a thesaurus accurately. Also included are three differentiated worksheets that focus on being able to find antonyms and synonyms.
Synonyms and HaikuQuick View
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Synonyms and Haiku

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In this PowerPoint lesson the children discover how to create interesting haiku using synonyms. This fun and engaging lesson will have your class using a thesaurus to find synonyms; discover what a haiku is; explore how all the words we use contain syllables and then use this information to create their own haiku. The resource includes: A PowerPoint lesson that takes the children through the entire process. Teachers’ Notes including a worksheet to help the children write their haiku The resulting haiku poems the children create would make an excellent addition to a class word wall. If you find this resource useful please tell your friends and a review would be amazing. Many thanks. Mike and David from Goodeyedeers.
Vocabulary - SynonymsQuick View
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Vocabulary - Synonyms

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This resource pack is designed to provide a range of activities to support the teaching of synonyms. It could either be used as a lesson to introduce or revise the subject or as a means of consolidating various concepts. This resource pack should enable pupils to: understand what is meant by the term 'synonym,' identify synonyms and use a conventional or online thesaurus. Included in this pack are a selection of supporting worksheets that can be adapted to suit the age range of the pupils being taught.
Describing  settings - improving vocabulary - thesaurus workQuick View
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Describing settings - improving vocabulary - thesaurus work

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Pictures and vocabulary to use as stimuli for descriptive writing. First children could be asked to describe the scenes orally using as many of the words as they can. The pictures can also be printed out for individual use. There is a worksheet to accompany this - the children choose one scene to describe. A second ppt shows a picture of a good and a bad character. Children are asked to look up the given vocabulary and find synonyms. This is also included as a worksheet. All fully editable. Feedback and suggestions welcomed. For further resources see my shop - https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Jazel
Synonyms for overused wordsQuick View
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Synonyms for overused words

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Synonyms for overused words Banish the boredom when marking English work by encouraging kids to find and use synonyms for ten everyday words. Perfect as: a thesaurus task, an independent literacy centre task, fast finisher activity or home learning job. Includes the following words: big fast hot like little nice said very happy walk went Top Tip: Print 2 to a page to help with printing costs. Ready to use! Also available in Store: Homophone of the Day PLUS mixed activities: KS1 Homophone of the Day PLUS mixed activities: Primary BUNDLE Read and draw a snowman Multi-sensory Hot Chocolate Writing task New Year Goal Writing Key Stage One Common Exception Word Wordsearches Lower Key Stage Two Common Exception Word Wordsearches Upper Key Stage Two Common Exception Word Wordsearches Let’s connect! Educator Newsletter Blog Pinterest YouTube Instagram
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War Poetry Year Six

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A short poetry unit which we are using to start off our WWII history topic. Looking at some example war poems including ‘Flanders Fields’, ‘Christmas Truce’, ‘The Wound In Time’, ‘High Flight’ & ‘A Gunner’s Day’. COLD TASK - Write a poem about Life in Lockdown LI: To analyse and comment on a poem. (ERIC) LI: To use a thesaurus to find antonyms and synonyms. LI: To use similes and metaphors. LI: To use personification for effect. LI: To plan and write a poem. LI: To edit and perform a poem. COLD TASK - Narrative
Synonyms and Antonyms Printable Task Cards Long A Phonics & GrammarQuick View
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Synonyms and Antonyms Printable Task Cards Long A Phonics & Grammar

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5 sets of Synonym and Antonym Task Cards, 56 Cards in total. Your middle primary students will enjoy the variety of activities to help build vocabulary, bring writing to life and improve comprehension. What is included: 22 Find a Word Cards: Highlight 4 synonyms and circle 4 antonyms for each story word 6 Matching Pairs Cards: draw a line to match the synonym and antonym cards 4 Thesaurus Skills Cards: use a thesaurus to find synonyms for the story words 22 Change the Story Cards: replace story words with antonyms and rewrite the story. Compare the original and the rewritten versions 2 Word Search Cards: word searches with a difference! Highlight the synonyms and antonyms for the words in the list and find the hidden messages. Core word list of 22 words from the story Synonym word list, 22 core words with 4 synonyms for each story word Antonym word list, 22 core words with 4 antonyms for each story word 2 copies of Long A Phonics Story, ‘Baby Jake’s Birthday’, 1 plain text, 1 with the Long A words in green text How to Use These Activities Use the task cards for literacy centres, rotation groups, whole class or small groups Great for morning tasks or early finishers About Story Based Learning Humans have been using stories to teach their youngsters about life since day dot. Everyone loves a story but it can quite hard to find them with any depth to explicitly teach spelling, which can make spelling rather boring! Our purpose written phonics picture book stories are full of words showing how sounds in words are spelled in many ways and bring spelling and grammar to life. Check out our store for a range of activities based on our original picture books and add life and colour to your spelling and grammar lessons.
Using a dictionary Worksheets and KS2 SchemeQuick View
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Using a dictionary Worksheets and KS2 Scheme

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A set of worksheets I designed to help children practice using a dictionary. The first few letters are correct and children have to find the words in the dictionary, listing the page number at which they find them and correcting their spelling. (Tip, make sure you have a set of the same dictionary types for this!) Also… -KS2 Scheme. -A list of the ‘100 most common mis-spelt words’ that I found and edited from the internet. UPDATE: Lots of other worksheets to use for example using a thesaurus and homophones
Synonyms and Antonyms Printable Bookmarks and Posters Long A Phonics & GrammarQuick View
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Synonyms and Antonyms Printable Bookmarks and Posters Long A Phonics & Grammar

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44 Bookmark and poster making printable activities for a hands-on way to learn about synonyms and antonyms. Your middle primary students will enjoy making these memorable learning aids to help build vocabulary, bring writing to life and improve comprehension. How to Use These Activities Breaking up bookwork time with practical activities is a welcome change from worksheets Complete the bookmarks as a lesson activity, or add synonyms over time to use as a ‘personal thesaurus’. Make posters with examples of synonyms and antonyms for each core word to brighten up your classroom and provide learning prompts for daily use What is included: 22 synonym bookmarks 22 synonym and antonym posters to make, 1 for each story word 2 copies of Long A Phonics Story, ‘Baby Jake’s Birthday’, 1 plain text, 1 with the Long A words in green text Core word list of 22 words from the story Synonym word list, 22 core words plus 4 synonyms for each story word Antonym word list, 22 core words plus 4 antonyms for each story word About Story Based Learning Humans have been using stories to teach their youngsters about life since day dot. Everyone loves a story but it can quite hard to find them with any depth to explicitly teach spelling, which can make spelling rather boring! Our purpose written phonics picture book stories are full of words showing how sounds in words are spelled in many ways and bring spelling and grammar to life. Check out our store for a range of activities based on our original picture books and add life and colour to your spelling and grammar lessons
Synonyms and Antonyms Printable Activities Play Make Do Write Bundle Long A GrammarQuick View
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Synonyms and Antonyms Printable Activities Play Make Do Write Bundle Long A Grammar

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Bundle of printable activities with games to play, things to make, task cards and worksheets to learn about synonyms and antonyms. Everything you need to challenge your middle primary students, cater for a variety of learning styles and help them to build vocabulary and expression. What is Included: Games to Play 22 story word cards with picture clues 22 synonym cards 22 antonym cards 36 different bingo cards 2 bingo caller cards with core words and 4 synonyms and 4 antonyms for each word Things to Make 22 synonym bookmarks 22 synonym and antonym posters to make, 1 for each story word Task Cards 22 Find a Word Cards: highlight 4 synonyms and circle 4 antonyms for each story word 6 Matching Pairs Cards: draw a line to match the synonym and antonym cards 4 Thesaurus Skills Cards: use a thesaurus to find synonyms for the story words 22 Change the Story Cards: replace story words with antonyms and rewrite the story. Compare the original and the rewritten versions 2 Word Search Cards: word searches with a difference! Highlight the synonyms and antonyms for the words in the list and find the hidden messages. Printable Worksheets 22 Cut and Paste Sorting Worksheets: sort the synonyms and antonyms into the correct column 5 Antonym Pairs Worksheets: find the antonym pairs and write in a sentence 4 Rewrite the Story Worksheets: rewrite the story with synonyms and antonyms 2 Color Code Worksheets: highlight the synonyms in blue and the antonyms in green Teacher Resources Core word list of 22 words from the story Synonym word list, 22 core words with 4 synonyms for each story word Antonym word list, 22 core words with 4 antonyms for each story word 2 copies of Long A Phonics Story, ‘Baby Jake’s Birthday’, 1 plain text, 1 with the Long A words in green text
Describing settings lesson - ideal for coverQuick View
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Describing settings lesson - ideal for cover

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A whole lesson on worksheets, just print and teach - ideal for cover or when you're technology has failed. Includes differentiated objectives starter with extension on powerful verbs and adjectives - using a thesaurus to find synonyms main task: create sentences with synonyms in starter then peer assess (checklist included) Developmental task: Describe the image using ambitious vocab from previous activities and self assess
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WWII Poetry

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8 lessons focusing on WWII poetry. This is used with my Year Sixes but could work across KS2. Starters range from games to recapping nouns, synonyms and expanded noun phrases. Additional handwriting agreement lesson included. Lessons include: LI: To write a piece of poetry (cold task) LI: To explore a range of poems. LI: To use a thesaurus to find synonyms and antonyms. LI: To explore and use figurative language. LI: To class write a poem. LI: To plan a WWII inspired poem. LI: To write a WWII inspired poem. LI: To publish and perform a poem. Please note these lessons are in SMARTnotebook format. I have also included a PDF version of the slides.
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Environmental Issues

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It is very important that we try to look after our Environment. Over the years I have created a number of pieces of work connected with this subject. Environmental Issues is a good source to debate. I have included 2 debate sheets Environmental Issues and Save it , a simple debate vocabulary sheet, a special thesaurus using antonyms and synonyms linked to environmental issues,a more simple thesaurus a countryside code sheet, 2 differentiated Poetry Aids and a How many words can yo find in Environment?. I have also included 6 example answers. I hope these sheets and example answers prove useful.
11+ and SATs 2021 Vocabulary Word Power A preparation for Verbal Reasoning and English ExaminationQuick View
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11+ and SATs 2021 Vocabulary Word Power A preparation for Verbal Reasoning and English Examination

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11+, Common Entrance, SATs 2021 Vocabulary Word Power preparation for Verbal Reasoning Examination and English Examinations Ideal for students looking at improving their vocabulary with short tests of 5 words - with definitions and space for synonyms. To adapt for higher ability students, could also add antonyms too. Resources have been used by several students for 11+ and Common Entrance exams. One worksheet is for the student to write in the definitions and synonyms. The other worksheet is for teacher/tutor/parent with answers and possible answers. Please use a thesaurus to find many more options and answers! Thank you for using my resource - I hope it was useful! Please leave feedback to help me improve!
SPaG Year 6 Word Grammar: How words are related by meaning as synonyms and antonymsQuick View
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SPaG Year 6 Word Grammar: How words are related by meaning as synonyms and antonyms

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POWERPOINTS: The history of the English language: A history, plus an explanation of why the English language has so many synonyms. Synonyms: Explains what they are and gives 11 words with related synonyms. Antonyms: Explains what they are and gives 12 words with corresponding antonyms, plus 7 words with several antonyms. Antonyms and prefixes beginning with 'i': Formation of antonyms by adding im, in or il to words. Antonyms and prefixes recap: Activity to make words by adding a range of prefixes covered in previous years, to make antonyms. PRINTABLE FILES (PDF): Synonyms worksheet: For finding synonyms Antonyms worksheet: re-write the sentences to make it mean the opposite House for sale - antonyms worksheet: Rewrite the advert using antonyms House for sale - synonyms worksheet: Rewrite the advert using synonyms Antonym cards (2 sets): Matching sets - easy and more difficult