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Understand how texts are made cohesive through resources e.g. synonyms, and antonyms Building information through connecting similar and contrasting dissimilar things. Understand that words which sound the same may have different spellings and meanings which determine their usage.
Words (or phrases) which have the same or similar meaning to another word. S for synonym makes it easy to remember…. S for Same! S for synonym makes it easy to remember…. S for Same! Synonyms can help us to understand what the text is about. Synonyms are useful when we are summarising text. Babies
Elephants are bigger than mice! Elephants are larger than mice! Mice are smaller than elephants! Can you think of any other variations of the first sentence?
Big - Fast - Angry - Said - S for synonym makes it easy to remember…. S for Same! S for synonym makes it easy to remember…. S for Same! Words (or phrases) which have the same or similar meaning to another word. Lets suggest some synonyms here …
Words which have the opposite meaning to another word. Fast - Straight - Happy - Tiny - Lets suggest some antonyms here …
Words which are pronounced or spelt the same way but have different meanings
Words which are pronounced or spelt the same but have different meanings be / bee hare / hair plane / plain bow / bow you / ewe tick/tick Do you know the differences between these words? Can you think of other examples?
What are some examples of homonyms which we come across in our reading and writing? Words which are pronounced or spelt the same but have different meanings to / too / twowhere / wear / were here / hear there / their / theyre you you Do you notice something about where, here and there? Do you have some strategies to help you remember which word to use for each situation?
To, too and two – visual reminders To: the monkey is going to the zoo with his torch lighting the way Too: the kids are going somewhere and their friend wants to come too! Two: two kids are working reading together
Theyre, there (and their) – visual reminders Theyre: This is a contraction of two words – they + are… Could you use they are in your sentence? Yes! Then use this one! There: This relates to a place… Where? Not here! Over there! Can you see that they all have here? Their is a possessive. It means that something belongs to someone. Could you use our in your sentence? Yes! Then use this one!
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It was a ________________________ hot day out on the Bluebell farm. _______________Skeeter had _________working in the garden since _______________. She looked up at the __________ ____ and wished she were swimming in the __________________ creek down the ________. All at once a _________________ idea came to her mind. She decided a swim was just what she needed, so she ___________________ down to the ______________ and _____________________ _________ in! Aunt Skeeter and the _____________ Itch
A smile spread across Aunt Skeeter's face as she floated on the water. However, her _________________________ swim didn't last for long. All of a sudden, Aunt Skeeter let out a __________________ that could be heard in the next town. She jumped up out of the water like she'd been shot from a ______________.
She wiggled and squirmed as she tried to ____________ the _____________ of her discomfort. After one _______________________ shake, a ________________ catfish came flopping out of Aunt Skeeter's overalls. Seeing the catfish ___________ Aunt Skeeter _____________________ so hard that she had the hiccups for _______ days! Aunt Skeeter and the _____________ Itch