Tired of your students always using the same simple nouns, verbs, and adjectives in their winter and holiday writing? Help expand their vocabulary with this shades of meaning synonym word sort and Christmas tree craft that’s perfect for the holiday season.
Students practice analyzing synonyms and write them on the ornaments of their Christmas tree craft. The Christmas trees not only look festive displayed in the classroom, but they are also a great visual for students to refer to when they want to use more advanced vocabulary.
This resource comes with:
- A bulletin board heading (with text and colored Christmas lights clipart)
- 30 sets of holiday-themed synonym word boxes (for sorting, coloring from lightest to darkest based on their meaning, etc.)
- A template for the Christmas tree craft complete with directions for the teacher.
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