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Feelings Synonyms Poster Pack

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A set of 16 synonym posters to help your students choose descriptive words when writing narrative stories.

Add detail and capture attention when writing your stories. This poster pack includes synonyms for common emotional states:

  • Happy
  • Sad
  • Afraid
  • Cold
  • Shy
  • Hot
  • Excited
  • Sick
  • Having fun
  • Nervous
  • Angry
  • Worried
  • Frustrated
  • Hungry
  • Tired
  • Surprised

These activity posters are great a great jumping off point for synonyms and vocabulary activities.

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Hi Shan

Glad to see you’re finding the posters useful.

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Janeen

Janeen · Sep 3rd, 2018

Hi,

I have these up in my room and they are great. However, this term we are doing biographies and my students are asking for new ones. I would love to see some with words like
Dedicated
Encouraging
persistent
successful
etc

Thanks

shan beau · Sep 2nd, 2018

Hi Shan, thanks for your suggestion.

Please feel free to suggest it via the Request a Resource section: https://www.teachstarter.com/request-a-resource/

Your request will be voted on by the community. Each week, our team creates the most popular request. If your request hits the top of the list, we’ll be happy to make it for you!

Kristian · Sep 19th, 2018

Fantastic resource, especially for children’s wellbeing and trying to find words to express their feelings

Maria Krizmancic · Sep 2nd, 2014

Amazing resource! Thank you.

Mary-Anne Glynatsis · Aug 21st, 2014

No problem, thanks for your feedback Mary-Anne!

· Aug 26th, 2014

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