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Literacy Homework

Published Wednesday, September 22, 2010.

Literacy Learning at Home

Wednesday 22nd September Due: Friday 24th September 2010

In Literacy we have been finding synonyms to extend and improve our vocabulary.  For homework you need to use a thesaurus to find at least 6 synonyms for the following words:

  1. Scared  
  2. Excited
  3. Tired
  4. Big
  5. Small
  6. Angry
  7. Worried
  8. Mean
  9. Hot
  10. Cold

Please then sort your words into an order that shows their shades of meaning. The words should build up and end with the most extreme meaning of the word. 

 For example: 

1.  Happy

Glad - pleased - content - cheerful - joyful - delighted - thrilled - jubilant - ecstatic

Look carefuly at the example above and please set your work out neatly in your Literacy Homework books.

Optional Extension:  Write a descriptive paragraph on a subject of your choice, trying to use as many of your fabulous new words.  See if you can WOW your teacher with your fantastic vocabulary!!!!!

Comment By grace 

better adjectives makes a better story!

Published on Friday, October 08, 2010