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Show, Don’t Tell – Feelings Synonyms Poster Activity Pack

$3.99 or Free on Plus | 16 pages (PDF)|Grades: 1 - 7

A set of 16 posters ready for your students to add synonyms to.

This poster pack is great for class vocabulary activities. Simply print and laminate these posters and encourage students to come up with their own words to add to the posters.

This poster pack includes examples of common emotional states:

  • happy
  • sad
  • afraid
  • cold
  • shy
  • hot
  • excited
  • sick
  • having fun
  • nervous
  • angry
  • worried
  • frustrated
  • hungry
  • tired
  • surprised

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    This doesn’t seem to show the feelings without words when you download. It downloads the synonyms poster pack with the vocabulary surrounding the characters on the sheets.

    Rhian · Feb 4th, 2015

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