Synonyms & Antonyms

Synonyms & Antonyms

Play a version of mad-libs with your child. Write a short story and then ask them to replace some of the words with synonyms. Read it aloud and discuss whether the meaning stayed the same. Next, have them replace the same words with antonyms and read it a second time. Your child will quickly see how the antonyms change the meaning of the story!
Play a version of mad-libs with your students. Write a short story and then ask them to replace some of the words with synonyms. Read it aloud and discuss whether the meaning stayed the same. Next, have them replace the same words with antonyms and read it a second time. Your students will quickly see how the antonyms change the meaning of the story!
Build Vocabulary: Word Meaning and Spelling #11
Build Vocabulary: Word Meaning and Spelling #11
Worksheet
Build Vocabulary: Word Meaning and Spelling #11
Children build their vocabulary in this word meaning and spelling worksheet by learning 10 new vocabulary words, along with their definitions, then writing them on the spaces provided.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Speedy Synonyms: The Tortoise and the Hare
Speedy Synonyms: The Tortoise and the Hare
Worksheet
Speedy Synonyms: The Tortoise and the Hare
Children will look at synonyms for slow and fast, then sort them according to which animal they describe.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Synonyms for Home
Synonyms for Home
Worksheet
Synonyms for Home
How many words can you think of that mean "home"? Your fourth grader will learn 24 words that will add accuracy and intrigue to his writing.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Show What You Know About Synonyms & Antonyms #2
Show What You Know About Synonyms & Antonyms #2
Worksheet
Show What You Know About Synonyms & Antonyms #2
Assess your students’ knowledge of common synonyms and antonyms.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary in the Declaration of Independence
Vocabulary in the Declaration of Independence
Lesson plan
Vocabulary in the Declaration of Independence
Help students decode tricky language in the Declaration of Independence with an integrated vocabulary and history lesson. After reviewing vocabulary as a class, students will rewrite the Declaration of Independence in kid-friendly language.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Synonyms for Store
Synonyms for Store
Worksheet
Synonyms for Store
Can you think of a better word to use instead of "store"? Your student will expand his vocabulary by exploring different word choices, or synonyms.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Dividing Multi-Digit Numbers by Powers of 10

Dividing Multi-Digit Numbers by Powers of 10

One quick way to divide by powers of 10 is to shift the decimal point in the original number to the left, moving one place value for every zero in the power of 10.
One quick way to divide by powers of 10 is to shift the decimal point in the original number to the left, moving one place value for every zero in the power of 10.
Learning to Divide with Powers of 10
Learning to Divide with Powers of 10
Worksheet
Learning to Divide with Powers of 10
Students will be able to practice dividing with powers of 10, an important part of the fifth grade math curriculum, with this worksheet.
5th grade
Worksheet
Dividing Decimals By Powers of 10
Dividing Decimals By Powers of 10
Lesson plan
Dividing Decimals By Powers of 10
Your students will be able to divide decimal numbers by powers of 10 and explain decimal placement patterns in the quotient.
5th grade
Math
Lesson plan
Divide by Powers of Ten
Divide by Powers of Ten
Lesson plan
Divide by Powers of Ten
Build on students' understanding of the power of ten within multiplication to understand its effect within division. Use this as a standalone lesson or as support to the lesson Dividing Decimals by Powers of 10.
5th grade
Math
Lesson plan
Division and Powers of Ten
Division and Powers of Ten
Exercise
Division and Powers of Ten
Show students how to simplify division problems by drawing on a newfound understanding of the powers of ten.
4th grade
Math
Exercise
Multiplying by Powers of 10
Multiplying by Powers of 10
Worksheet
Multiplying by Powers of 10
Learners discover the rules for multiplying decimals and whole numbers by powers of 10, then practice what they have learned.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
The Super Powers of Ten
The Super Powers of Ten
Worksheet
The Super Powers of Ten
Teach your students that the number 10 can be pretty powerful. In this worksheet, students will divide and multiply numbers with the number 10.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet

Metaphors

Metaphors

What's the difference between a metaphor and a simile? Help your child brush up on the ways metaphors and similes are used to compare things. Then, ask them to find examples of each in their own reading.
Students can sometimes get stuck on the difference between metaphors and similes. Remind them that the purpose of both devices is to help them understand the characters, plot, and setting on a deeper level. Encourage them to find examples in their own reading.
What's a Metaphor?
What's a Metaphor?
Lesson plan
What's a Metaphor?
In this lesson, students complete worksheets and engage in peer discussions to learn more about metaphors. Young writers will love making their own creative metaphors.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Making Sense of Metaphors
Making Sense of Metaphors
Lesson plan
Making Sense of Metaphors
Use this lesson to help your ELs identify and understand the meaning of metaphors. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support for the lesson What's a Metaphor?
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Muggo's Brain: Sorting Metaphors
Muggo's Brain: Sorting Metaphors
Game
Muggo's Brain: Sorting Metaphors
Kids categorize metaphors by type in this sorting game.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Reading & Understanding Metaphors
Reading & Understanding Metaphors
Worksheet
Reading & Understanding Metaphors
Students will read metaphors and identify how the two things being compared are alike.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Review: Metaphors and Similes
Review: Metaphors and Similes
Worksheet
Review: Metaphors and Similes
Learners discover the magic of figurative language in this reading and writing exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Metaphors
Metaphors
Worksheet
Metaphors
How is a grapefruit like a moon? They are both round! Students will identify which items are being compared in a metaphor, then describe one way they are alike.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Word Choice & Sensory Language

Word Choice & Sensory Language

Give your child some popcorn and allow them to explore it with all of their senses. Then, ask them to come up with a list of descriptive words based on their experience. This activity will help your child incorporate sensory language into their writing.
Help your students incorporate sensory language into their writing by asking them to describe how something looks, smells, feels, tastes, and sounds. As a pre-writing activity, give your students popcorn and allow them to explore it with all of their senses. Then, come up with a list of descriptive words as a class based on their experience.
I SHAMPOO C: Figurative Language
I SHAMPOO C: Figurative Language
Lesson plan
I SHAMPOO C: Figurative Language
Do your students have trouble understanding the main types of figurative language? This lesson will teach them about I SHAMPOO C, an acronym used to to remember nine of the main types with ease.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Similes for Kids
Similes for Kids
Worksheet
Similes for Kids
Students will practice creating sentences using both like and as, filling in the blanks with figurative language of their own.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Marvelous Metaphors
Marvelous Metaphors
Lesson plan
Marvelous Metaphors
Help your students become shining stars with this lesson about metaphors. Your class will hone art skills and practice comparison using figurative language.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
What Is Figurative Language?
What Is Figurative Language?
Worksheet
What Is Figurative Language?
Introduce your students to eight common types of figurative language with this colorful exercise.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Narrative Writing: Add Sensory Details
Narrative Writing: Add Sensory Details
Worksheet
Narrative Writing: Add Sensory Details
Take mystery and suspenseful writing to the next level with this worksheet! Students can revise sentences and then use this exercise to make their own writing more evocative. Use this worksheet to practice adding vivid details to sentences.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Word Choice: Using Synonyms
Word Choice: Using Synonyms
Worksheet
Word Choice: Using Synonyms
This synonym exercise will help students learn to think of many alternatives for one word and select the best one.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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