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Use when teaching synonyms. Especially over used words. Give each student a word and have them fill in paint chip with different words. Also helps kids use thesaurus. Great idea for a language arts center. Then hang in classroom and kids can use in their writings.
Synonym Garden with paint chips. could do with word families!
Synonym Garden - you can also make students categorize using paint samples. Promotes critical thinking skills that so many middle school students struggle with!
synonym garden and other really good classroom ideas