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Developing vocabulary

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Writing non-fiction: words to dazzle
A glossary matching task to develop students' vocabulary for  … read more
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A figure in space: vocabulary in descriptive writing
Using an image of an astronaut and the trailer of the film 'Gravity',  … read more
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Vocabulary building
Quick activities to build vocabulary. Answers provided.  … read more
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Strategies for understanding new words
A resource which helps students learn ways to understand new  … read more
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Guessing the meaning of a word from context
A PowerPoint with tips and pointers for how students can identify  … read more
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Creative writing word challenges
Three vocabulary challenges to help students practise using compound  … read more
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Adjectives relating to characters
A list of interesting adjectives for students to investigate  … read more
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Punctuation and conjunctions pyramids
A set of pyramids to cut out and display on students' desks for  … read more
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Adverbial phrases and exploring the writer's use of language
Students familiarise themselves with adverbial phrases, analyse  … read more
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E-x-p-a-n-d your vocabulary!
Students practise using synonyms and antonyms in their own writing.  … read more
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Words to help you describe texture
Pupils look up the definition of words that relate to texture  … read more
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Adjectives relating to sound
Encourage students to broaden their vocabulary by getting them  … read more
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Worn out words
Students practise using more interesting and varied vocabulary.  … read more
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Exploring synonyms
Students write their own synonyms and practise using them in  … read more
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Change that verb!
A resource to promote use of more adventurous verbs. Great as  … read more
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Speaking and listening word games
A selection of word games which could be used as starters or  … read more
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Walk this way!
Serious fun with synonyms of 'walk'. Has both teacher and students  … read more
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Building ambitious vocabulary in writing
A Powerpoint presentation with a key focus of WAF7 - effective  … read more
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Vocabulary choices
A useful lesson starter. Students explore the effect of vocabulary  … read more
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Borrowed words bingo
A list of words originating from other languages and their d  … read more
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Synonyms and antonyms
Starter focusing on verbs, adverbs and antonyms and synonyms.  … read more
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Avoiding 'nice'
An activity in which students find other more specific adjectives  … read more
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Put muscle into your writing
An exercise that encourages pupils to improve the quality of  … read more
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Which poetic term am I?
A noisy starter to revise poetic terms.  … read more
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An interactive matching exercise for 'US & UK English starter'
Match the US word to its UK counterpart.  … read more
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An interactive matching exercise for 'US & UK English starter'
Match the US word to its UK counterpart.  … read more
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An interactive Snap exercise for 'US & UK English starter'
Match the US word to its UK counterpart with this interactive  … read more
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The English Language
Info and activities exploring the origins of the English Language.  … read more
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Using a thesaurus
Use a thesaurus to find five other words that mean ..  … read more
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1966 World Cup - fill in the gaps
Another sporty resource!  … read more
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Teacher's copy - 1966 world cup
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Varying vocabulary
A focused resource encouraging students to mix up their choice  … read more
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US and UK English starter activity
Match the US word to its UK counterpart. A number of interactive  … read more
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Lesson starters - adjectives, synonyms and antonyms
Lesson plan and resources. Use word cards to reinforce understanding  … read more
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