|First page of student's Notes.|
We then gathered together and discussed the different words they found. They used key vocabulary to tell me where to circle. For example, "It is the second stanza third line etc. I circled the words in the poem and wrote the synonyms on the left and the antonyms on the right. It was interesting for the students to see how the same word could be both a synonym and antonym both in red and black on the overhead below. Notice the word scent which was another
|Second page of student Notes.|
In the past, I would have xeroxed my overhead and given the students a copy of the words, but this connected the lesson with technology and now they have a permanent synonym/antonym dictionary to use in their everyday writing. When they were finished, one of the students said, “Now I have my own personal synonym and antonym dictionary on my iPod."