We take alliteration from a silly writing tool so something a bit more *sophisticated* and introduce its elder sibling, consonance.
This series exposes students to sets of five related idioms, perfect for vocabulary enrichment.
Dig into "shades of meaning" by having students graph synonyms using two methods of ranking.
Using Lewis Carroll's poem Jabberwocky, students will try to infer the parts of speech and meanings of nonsense words. Then they can try their hand at their own nonsense poems.
In this challenging vocabulary puzzle, students try to match up definitions that define the same homographs. Lots of samples provided!
Three motivating projects to get your class interacting with Greek and Latin word parts: Greekymon, Greek and Latin Spellbook, and Phobia-ology
Here are ten videos that you can play directly for students, featuring five examples of common foreign vocabulary used in English.
Take figurative language to the next level! No more memorizing the difference between simile and metaphor. Instead, ask students to use these tools in more creative and complex ways!
In this lesson, Scott Rossen uses Dinosaurs to teach students Greek and Latin word stems.
Learn how "eight" and "ate" inspired a year long inquiry into homophones in a first grade class.