This word map is similar to four square. It will show students deeper thinking of the word. I would us this and create a personal dictionary for students. You could choose a vocabulary word from any content area.
This activity is going to be for third grade students who will need scaffolding regarding the synonym square but who will use resources to find the definition of words in the third grade using the internet or a physical dictionary. This template is a general outline of what students should be working on while reading texts and finding new words they don't understand. The template can be completed together with the teacher and used to assess where students are with their sentence writing.
This is a vocabulary graphic organizer known as 4 Square. It is an effective way to learn and practice vocabulary in any subject area. This product contains 1 sheet with four squares on it. Each square is divided into fourths. The student writes the vocabulary word in the center of the square, and then writes the definition, a sentence that uses the word, a synonym/antonym, and a picture in the other squares.