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New Dinosaur Found October 23, 2010

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This week the students have been writing. I’m trying to get then away from common words such as: said, happy, good, and stuff. I’ve been modeling how to use resources to help them find new words and spell them correctly.

As I was modeling a sample piece of writing, I asked, “Hmmm…what can I use instead of happy?”

One student excitedly answered, “Let’s use the ‘thay-a-saurus’!”

Ah, a new dinosaur to help us with synonyms and antonyms I see. After giggling, I was pretty excited that he knew to use the ‘thesaurus’. It proves that he has been listening!

The 'Thay-a-saurus' Attacks