They need to begin developing an understanding of the connotation of words.
Think of synonyms and antonyms as sames and opposites: synonyms are the same, and antonyms are the opposite.
Synonyms are words that have similar or the same meanings. Synonym Replacement We ask you to change words in a reading passage.
Vocabulary development helps second graders advance their reading and writing skills.
This guided lesson uses exercises and techniques targeted to building vocabulary.Using the Thesaurus: Synonyms Version 3 Most students have some trouble with this one.“I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.” —Maya Angelou I have written about synonyms before.Special thanks to the contributors of the open-source code that was used in this project: @krisk, @Hub Spot, and @mongodb.Finally, you might like to check out the growing collection of curated slang words for different topics over at Slangpedia. This is simply due to the way the search algorithm works.You might also have noticed that many of the synonyms or related slang words are racist/sexist/offensive/downright appalling - that's mostly thanks to the lovely community over at Urban Dictionary (not affiliated with Urban Thesaurus).These indexes are then used to find usage correlations between slang terms.The official Urban Dictionary API is used to show the hover-definitions.Note that this thesaurus is not in any way affiliated with Urban Dictionary.Due to the way the algorithm works, the thesaurus gives you mostly related slang words, rather than exact synonyms.