Writing Skills: Linguistic Flexibility - Using Synonyms

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Slide Opening Graphic of this Speech Therapy - Social Skills website Lisa Flowers of Communication Acceleration Speech Language Therapy WRITING SKILLS WORKSHEETS This printable worksheet provides a number of sentences containing underlined adjectives and verbs; students must find three synonyms for each underlined word. Linguistic flexibility is discussed and use of a thesaurus or dictionary is encouraged. KEEP READING
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Writing Skills - Linguistic Flexibility - Using Synonyms

Linguistic flexibility is an essential skill for effective writing. This vocabulary task improves students’ lexicon while encouraging them to increase their precision when choosing words with which to express themselves. This is a straightforward worksheet requiring students to find multiple synonyms of underlined words within sentences. It provides teachers and therapists the chance to discuss slight variations of meanings across synonyms, and motivates students to use a thesaurus when writing. A sample answer key is included.

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