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Thesaurus Follow Up

I have been teaching our 3rd grade students about reference tools, using props of real tools (hammer, screw driver, saw, pliers) to reinforce the concept of tools.   116 more words

Library and Information Science 636: Foundations of Information Technology

Update and Overview of LIS 636

I am now in my second semester at the University of Kentucky’s Master’s of Science in Library Science program.  I finished my first semester successfully in August.   337 more words

Information Technology

Inspirational Words With a Twist

Watch your thoughts,

for they become Words.

Watch your words,

for they become actions.

The are the beginning lines of a well-known inspirational poem. 172 more words

Book, Writing

Accommodate and contain perplexed

When I’m looking for a word to substitute for another, I turn to a thesaurus. There are many kinds out there and my recent trip to the bookstore left me… 548 more words


The Right Word - Roget and His Thesaurus ~ Picture Book & KID KANDY

by Angie Quantrell @AngieQuantrell

The Right Word – Roget and His Thesaurus

By Jen Bryant

Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

(Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2014) 257 more words

How do you say.....?

I remember the days when I would read a book and come across a word that I wouldn’t know. Later as I got older I decided to keep a notebook filled with these words and their definitions. 193 more words


3rd Grades Thesaurus & Synonym Rolls

A repeat activity and instruction from last year, but it was so successful it was worth a repeat.  I give the students a word to look up in a traditional thesaurus and ask them to write down three synonyms on their “synonym roll.”  I bookmark  an online thesaurus and ask them to add to their list. 139 more words