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Published: 26/11/2019
KS3 KS4 | Writing
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Writing fiction: words to dazzle

A synonym matching task to develop students' vocabulary for writing fiction.

Students then practise using the adjectives in their own creative writing and reflect on the ones they consider most effective.

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1. Match each of the following adjectives with its group of synonyms:

e.g. winsome: pleasing, appealing, captivating, alluring

2. Select the best word to use in the following sentences:

  1. Golden sunshine and autumn leaves – it was a ...................... day for a walk.

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Frances Gailey-White
Frances Gailey-White
Great aid for creative writing :) Thank you
Posted on 4th December 2020
Just what I wanted!
Posted on 30th December 2019

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