Numerous, Spectacular Words - Identifying Overused Words

Students will enjoy reading the sample sentences and substituting synonyms for the overused words. See Full Product Description.

Number of pages: 2 Grade: 4 Type: Learning Activities and Worksheets Common Core: Language File Size: 265 KB

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All writers need to avoid overused words. They make writing boring! Here's an activity to highlight this. Your students will enjoy reading the sample sentences and substituting synonyms for the overused words. Then they are asked to read a paragraph to identify eight frequently overused words. Their task is to use a thesaurus to find three synonyms for each word.

Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.1f