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:
- Having fun
These activity posters are great a great jumping off point for synonyms and vocabulary activities.
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Common Core State Standards alignment
Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses....
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events....
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events...
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure....
Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations....
Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally....
Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely....
Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner (e.g., look, peek, glance, stare, glare, scowl) and adjectives differing in intensity (e.g., large, gigantic) by defining or choosing them or by acting out the meanings....
Distinguish shades of meaning among related words that describe states of mind or degrees of certainty (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered)....
Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms)....
Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words....
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