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Synonyms - Humongous Synonym Song
From YouTube, produced by PBSkids.org
This song, in the style of old-fashioned operettas, talks about the meaning of the word humongous and mentions a  number of synonyms (and a few antonyms) for the word. Each word is spelled out on the screen as it is sung in the song. Produced by PBSkids for the learn to read series, "Between the Lions." (01:24)
 
Found by CKR11 in Synonyms
July 29, 2009 at 10:12 AM
 
Ages: 4 - 7     License: Proprietary
 
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Homophones, Synonyms, and Antonyms
From YouTube, produced by Amanda Vickery
This video lesson helps to define homophones, synonyms, and antonyms, and provides examples of each.  Pictures, songs, and video clips work together to review the concepts explained in the video.  Some of the video clips are from Discovery Education.  Some of the words in the video are in a small font and may need to be viewed in full screen in order to be read.
 
Found by CKR11 in Synonyms and Antonyms
February 17, 2010 at 02:35 PM
 
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How Writers Use Synonyms for Tone and Mood
From YouTube
Recognizing TONE and MOOD when reading is an essential skill needed to fully understand any narrative. You should always try to picture the meaning of the words. This video uses synonyms, idioms and expressions to show HAPPY, SAD and ANGRY. Suitable for fourth-grade and older students. (06:05)
 
Found by teresahopson in Tone and Mood
December 26, 2009 at 11:13 PM
 
Ages: 9 - 18     License: Undetermined
 
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Antonyms and Synonyms
From YouTube, produced by Spelling City
Word relationships can be tricky, but understanding them is key to really understanding language.  This video lesson compares and contrasts synonyms and antonyms. This material would be beneficial for upper elementary students. (04:05)
 
Found by porter1526 in Synonyms and Antonyms
September 25, 2012 at 09:48 PM
 
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Sing a Song of Synonyms
From YouTube
This video is based on an old song from Peter Pan Records. A single slide of a photo of a Peter Pan LP album cover is shown. The song is simple to learn. The narrator gives examples of synonyms.  (2:58)
 
Found by Barb in Synonyms
July 25, 2009 at 05:43 AM
 
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Digital Story - Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms
From YouTube, produced by Taylor Bresnahan
This is a digital story explaining and showing examples of synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms.  There is no voice narration in this clip.  Images and text are shown on slides showing examples of synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms.  The slide show moves slowly with very long pauses between slides, but there is a lot of information on this clip.
 
Found by grazianione in Like and Unlike Words
April 26, 2010 at 11:14 AM
 
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English Vocabulary-Lesson 9 - Synonyms for Love
From YouTube, produced by JenniferESL
Another lesson in honor of Valentine's Day. This lesson demonstrates how knowing synonyms for common words can enrich your vocabulary, giving you greater accuracy and variety. The speaker uses sentences with love in them and shows how to find a different word-synonym for love examples-admire, cherish, and adore.This video does a great job in defining synonyms for love, using the new words in sentences, and providing practicing exercises (10:29).
 
Found by grazianione in Synonyms
August 12, 2009 at 01:57 PM
 
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Creating Sentences With Synonyms
From YouTube, produced by Marlise's Education Videos
This is a good activity to teach students to create sentences and to reinforce synonyms.  The teacher gives students a list of synonyms to take turns creating a variety of sentences with a partner.  This activity could be modified to fit any elementary classroom.  (01:00)
 
Found by Rockefellerteacher in Sentence Structure
August 23, 2012 at 01:06 PM
 
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Synonyms Song Performed by Students (Row, Row, Row Your Boat)
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The students in Mrs. Talos's class perform a synonyms song to Row Row Your Boat. They sing the original version and then change row to paddle, boat to ship, stream to river, etc. This is a cute way to introduce or to review synonyms. (00:31)
 
Found by porter1526 in Synonyms
April 22, 2012 at 08:22 PM
 
Ages: 4 - 8     License: Proprietary
 
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Phenomenal (Synonyms)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
This video segment from Between the Lions features Hip-Hoppapotamus and Rhymocerus rap about the meaning of the word “phenomenal.” The word “phenomenal” appears on the screen throughout the song. While fireworks explode around them, they sing about the word's synonyms, phenomenal things and the meaning of the word “phenomenal” as they get their pictures taken with awards. As the song continues about the meaning of phenomenal, Hip participates in the Superbowl, flies around dressed as a superhero, then drives up in a car and picks up Rhymocerus. The song ends as they drive away. This video segment provides a resource for Vocabulary, and Language and Vocabulary Development. (00:22)
 
Found by Mrs Jefferies in Synonyms
March 26, 2012 at 12:15 AM
 
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Synonyms, Antonyms, Homophones
From YouTube, produced by Andria Fambro
This lesson is intended for younger students.  It defines each term and provides examples with corresponding pictures.  The instructor provides very thorough explanations of each example. 
 
Found by CKR11 in Synonyms and Antonyms
February 17, 2010 at 02:52 PM
 
Ages: 5 - 11     License: Undetermined
 
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Word Association and Synonyms
From YouTube, produced by A Hat for Rent
In this lesson shows ways to expand your word power using words that are associated or that mean something similar. The presenter talks about words that mean similar things and how they can help you to enlarge your vocabulary. ( Teachers may wish to begin the video after the introduction due to examples used.) ( 8;10)
 
Found by helpingnorth in Synonyms
September 1, 2009 at 11:13 AM
 
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Sesame Street - Sing Your Synonyms
From YouTube
In this sketch, Maria and Luis portray a couple who visit an art gallery. While there they each give the same opinion on various works of art, but use differ...
 
Found by LourianJ in Synonyms
November 27, 2010 at 08:16 PM
 
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Matching Word Golf: An Interactive Game About Synonyms
From bbc.co.uk, produced by BBC.Com
In this interactive game, students are shown words and choose a synonym for each.  Three choices are provided for each word , and the game contains three levels.  (This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
 
Found by michellehoggard in Synonyms
July 17, 2012 at 09:24 AM
 
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Dr. William Yerger's Language Arts Posters
From YouTube, produced by Dr. William Yerger
Dr. Yerger discusses his language arts posters.  Teachers can get ideas on what to make and how to use them in the classroom.  These posters include word recognition, word map: synonyms, context, etc., paragraph structure, perdition frame, before you read, as your read, character traits, history story starters, writing story elements, pyramids, 15 word book report, I know and tell and write, editing make, spin a story, end-of-year take home, star students, AREA approach, comparison maps, student conference, and writing ideas. (10:01)
 
Found by Mrs Jefferies in Teaching Language Arts
October 26, 2011 at 12:07 AM
 
Ages: 18 - 18     License: Public Domain
 
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Film Review: Equipping Students for Extended Writing
From teachingchannel.org, produced by The Teaching Channel
Lesson ObjectiveStudents work collaboratively to prepare for writing a film review.  Questions to ConsiderHow and why does Ms. Nicol "chunk" the task into manageable parts?See how a common flaw of word choice is quickly and effectively addressed in a 5 minute synonyms taskConsider how "chunking" assignments can improve your students' workCommon Core StandardsELA.W.6-12.10
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Found by Mrs Jefferies in Teaching Writing
January 17, 2012 at 09:42 PM
 
Ages: 18 - 18     License: Public Domain
 
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English Writing - Paraphrasing
From YouTube
This is a very good video on paraphrasing.  It goes through every aspect of paraphrasing including substituting verbs and using synonyms. (08:26)
 
Found by twashington in Paraphrasing
November 24, 2010 at 06:44 PM
 
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Power Versus Strength - The Difference - ESL British English Pronunciation
From YouTube, produced by www.iswearengish.com
This is a brief explanation of the difference between power and strength.  The presenter in this video has a series of explanations about the differences between synonyms.  (01:43)
 
Found by Rockefellerteacher in Synonyms
October 4, 2012 at 03:28 PM
 
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My Favorite Word: Fabulous
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
This video segment from Between the Lions is a table top puppetry song that illustrates synonyms for the word “good” using a stage setting and opera singers. The featured synonyms for the word “good” include: fabulous, marvelous, splendid, fantastic, terrific, and swell. The soloist's favorite from this list is fabulous. This video segment provides a resource for Fluency, Vocabulary, Language and Vocabulary Development, and Phonological Awareness. (00:31)
 
Found by Mrs Jefferies in Synonyms
March 25, 2012 at 04:35 PM
 
Ages: 5 - 10     License: Undetermined
 
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My Favorite Word: miniscule
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
This video segment from Between the Lions is a table top puppetry song that illustrates synonyms for the word “small” using a stage setting and opera singers. The featured synonyms for the word “small” include:: miniscule, little, petite, microscopic, tiny, teeny, diminutive, and weeny. The soloist's favorite from this list is miniscule. This video segment provides a resource for Fluency, Vocabulary, Language and Vocabulary Development, and Phonological Awareness. (00:31)
 
Found by Mrs Jefferies in Synonyms
March 25, 2012 at 04:37 PM
 
Ages: 5 - 10     License: Proprietary
 
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Using the Thesaurus in Word 2007
From woopid.com, produced by Woopid.com
This short video clip demonstrates how to use the Thesaurus in Word 2007 to look up synonyms for words in a document.  (0:25)
 
Found by TracyMoon in Proofing
June 21, 2012 at 09:52 AM
 
Ages: 12 - 18     License: Proprietary
 
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Teaching Word Choice
From teachertube.com, produced by Reading_guru
This video talks about how to use Kidspiration to help students with word choice.  It refers to commonly overused words as "bad words".  Kidspiration uses a word guide feature to help students select synonyms for overused words. 
 
Found by CKR11 in Teaching Writing
February 12, 2010 at 08:36 AM
 
Ages: 18 - 18     License: Undetermined
 
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