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Synonyms for the 96 most commonly used words in English Amazing — incredible, unbelievable, improbable, fabulous, wonderful, fantastic, astonishing, astounding, extraordinary Anger — enrage, infuriate, arouse, nettle, exasperate, inflame, madden Angry — mad, furious, enraged, excited, wrathful, indignant, exasperated, aroused, inflamed Answer — reply, respond, retort, acknowledge

Puzzles National Standards Listed below are some examples of the standards that could incorporate puzzles. Art — Using knowledge of structures and functions 7 Word Formation Games Fun classroom activities for prefixes and suffixes, especially useful for FCE, CAE and other exam classes. Word formation is the addition of affixes like -ly and semi- to make longer words and different kinds of speech. Although it is often included in EFL exams and higher-level textbooks, it still probably gets just a few percent of the attention of lists of similar vocabulary, let alone tenses. Perhaps one reason for that is the lack of fun things you can do with it, something that this article seeks to start redressing.

SMART Exchange <div class="error-status-container"><span class="status-icon error-icon"></span><div class="status-message grey"><h3 class="header3 messagesTitle red">Please enable JavaScript in your browser.</h3><span class="messagesSubTitle">You must enable JavaScript to use the SMART Exchange.</span></div><div class="float-clear"></div></div> Character and Personality Adjectives - Tasks Here you can find the list of adjectives that describe character and personality Look at the following words which are used to describe a person’s character. Make two columns of positive and negative ones of them:

Crossdown Puzzle Making Software AMERICAN CROSSWORD puzzles conform to a set of established rules. The most popular of these rules are the ones formulated by Simon & Schuster, the original crossword puzzle publisher, and enthusiastically embraced by most markets. Know the rules. To begin with, a puzzle should fit into one of five grid sizes: 15×15, 17×17, 19×19, 21×21 and 23×23. Many publications accept 13×13 and smaller, but 15×15 and larger sizes are generally accepted as standard, with 15×15 being the most common size. The diagram (placement of black squares within the grid) has to be diagonally symmetrical.

Tasks for Building Vocabulary - ELT Connect Hands up who has stayed up all hours of the night, pacing the room, cramming for an exam the following morning to regurgitate all that had been ‘learned’ the night before! Long-winded quotes, citations, names and dates, formulas that you didn’t know what to do with, but had a clear visual of what it should look like? We’ve all been there! I’d like to say we have all moved on from ‘learn the list of regular verbs on page 54 and you’ll be tested tomorrow’ and as teachers, I think we have, but how do we know how our students learn when they are left to their own devices?

Phonetics Crossword Puzzle Looking for Phonetics Lesson Plans? Puzzle Maker FAQ Who are these puzzles for? Teachers and Homeschoolers who want to make engaging handouts for vocabulary building exercises online. Do I need to become a member to use these puzzle maker?

Okay, so I could spend all day just cruising this website. I picked the Vocabulary Crossword as an ELA vocabulary exercise. It could easily be adapted for social studies, science and math vocabulary support as well. The summary at the beginning of the crossword section gives a nice explanation as to how crosswords support literacy learning (spelling, word attack, inference, review) They're also easily differentiated. Besides that, they're just so much fun! by mdanos Jul 16