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1 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born What are Synonyms?

2 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 2 Before the lesson… let’s play “Odd One Out”! happy pleased sad glad Which word is different from the others? How about the rest? What is in common? sad pleased glad happy

3 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 3 Odd One Out! pretty beautiful handsome ugly Which word is different from the others? How about the rest? What is in common? handsome beautiful ugly pretty

4 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 4 Odd One Out! thin heavy slim skinny Which word is different from the others? How about the rest? What is in common? slim heavy skinny thin

5 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 5 Odd One Out! cry weep sob laugh Which word is different from the others? How about the rest? What is in common? sob weep laugh cry

6 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 6 Odd One Out! cry weep unhappy sob Which word is different from the others? How about the rest? What is in common? unhappy weep sob cry

7 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 7 Who is he? Let’s read about him!

8 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 8 LOCAL NEWS Super Word Kid is actually a Primary 6 student in disguise! His real name is Jack White. Born on Planet Word, Jack left his home planet when he was a baby. He was raised by Mr. and Mrs. White on Earth since then. Jack is a great kid. His parent discovered his great power and great love of words when he was young. He read all the great books in the house at the age of one. When he was four, he already knew every word in the dictionary. Having the power to fly faster than light, to lift things as heavy as a building, to bend steel with his strong arms and to travel in time, Super Word Kid fights bad guys for world peace and for the right use of words. Date today 26/03/2046 Who is Super Word Kid? A story about a person’s life.

9 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 9 What is a biography? ‪ The story of a person’s life written by another person.

10 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 10 LOCAL NEWS Super Word Kid is actually a Primary 6 student in disguise! His real name is Jack White. Born on Planet Word, Jack left his home planet when he was a baby. He was raised by Mr and Mrs White on Earth since then. Jack is a great kid. His parents discovered his great power and great love of words when he was young. He read all the great books in the house at the age of one. When he was four, he already knew every word in the dictionary. Having the power to fly faster than light, to lift things as heavy as a building, to bend steel with his strong arms and to travel in time, Super Word Kid fights bad guys for world peace and for the right use of words. Date today 26/03/2046 Who is Super Word Kid?

11 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 11 Look at the paragraph again. What can you see? ‪ Jack is a great kid. His parent discovered his great power and great love of words when he was young. He read all the great books in the house at the age of one. great There are too many ‘great’! The writing is boring.

12 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 12 ‪ What should we do to make it ‪ more interesting ?

13 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 13 What are synonyms? ‪ Synonyms are words that have the same, or very similar meaning. ‪ They need to be the same part of speech. kidchildnoun unhappilysadlyadverb unhappysadadjective weepcryverb SynonymWordPart of speech

14 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 14 ‪ How to find a right synonym for the repeated words ?

15 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born Look it up in a thesaurus ‪ What is a thesaurus? ‪ It is a book that lists words and their synonyms. definitionssynonymsantonyms Dictionary Thesaurus in detail short and simple

16 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 16 Where can you find synonyms? 1. Look up the word in a thesaurus.thesaurus Go to Thesaurus.com:

17 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 17 Insert a word in the search box. Then, press the Search button. ggrgregreagreat

18 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 18 great meaning: excellent, skillful This is the list of its synonyms.

19 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 19 Where can you find synonyms? 2. Look up the word in a dictionary.dictionary Go to Wordsmyth children's dictionary:

20 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 20 Choose Children’s Dictionary. Insert a word in the search box. Then, press the Go button. greatgreaggregr

21 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 21 We are looking for the first meaning – great: very large in size

22 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 22 great definition 4: very good. This is the list of its synonyms.

23 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 23 One thing to note… Some words have more than one meaning. We call them homonyms. With different meanings, they have different synonyms.

24 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 24 ‪ great ‪ Meaning 1: ‪ very big in size or number ‪ Synonyms: ‪ big, large, huge… ‪ Meaning 2: ‪ very important ‪ Synonyms: ‪ vital, serious ‪ Meaning 3: ‪ very good ‪ Synonyms: ‪ wonderful, excellent, cool, super, fantastic ‪ Meaning 4:… ‪ Meaning 5:…

25 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 25 Can you use any synonyms to replace the word great in this sentence? ‪ Peter is a great football player. Meaning 1: great  big in size Peter is a big football player. Meaning 2: great  very important Peter is a serious football player.

26 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 26 ‪ Peter is a great football player. ‪Meaning 3: great  wonderful, excellent, super ‪ Peter is a wonderful football player. The word ‘wonderful’ is stronger and more expressive. Using the right synonym makes you a better writer.

27 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 27 Go to Now you try. Replace the red word with a synonym. ‪ Peter caught a cold last night. He was very sick. Let’s look up the word in a dictionary. In this sentence, sick means suffering from an illness; not well. So the synonyms of the word are bad, down, ill, unhealthy and unwell.

28 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 28 Now you try. Replace the red word with a synonym. ‪ Peter caught a cold last night. He was very sick. ill. unwell. down. ‪ Important: ‪ Not all the synonyms can replace a word.

29 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 29 Can you help Super Word Kid? ‪ His friend, Captain Doggy, is doing homework. ‪ Can you help him to rewrite the sentences so that they become more interesting?

30 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 30 ‪ What will I be? ‪ When I am big, I will buy a big house and a big car. Outside the big house, I will plant many big trees and build a big pond in my big garden. There is a word used many times. What is it? Do you think it is good to use the same word over and over again?

31 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 31 Why use synonyms? ‪ Synonyms are useful in writing. ‪ They can make your writing more interesting and enjoyable. ‪ How do you use them in writing?

32 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 32 Step 1: Brainstorming ‪ Can you think of any words with similar meaning ? ‪ Big: ‪ large ‪ huge ‪…‪…

33 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 33 Step 2: Go to thesaurus.comthesaurus.com

34 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 34 Step 3: Look for the right synonyms of the word

35 Super Word Kid 1 A Superhero Was Born 35 ‪ When I am big, I will buy a _______ house and a _______ car. Outside the _______ house, I will plant many _______ trees and build a _______ pond in my _______ garden. large / gigantic / huge / spacious / roomy / enormous spaciouslarge roomy huge gigantic enormous


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