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Cinquain Penguin black white waddling, swimming, leaping a tuxedo in the cold water Emperor.
What we are going to do: <ul><li>Create Cinquains. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to use thesauruses. </li></ul>
What is a cinquain? <ul><li>A cinquain is a five-line poem that has special syllable counts. </li></ul><ul><li>A cinquain ...
What is the layout? <ul><li>Line 1: A one-word line, should be a noun. This is your subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Line 2: Two...
Speech But I already know how to talk!!
What is a noun? <ul><li>Person, place, thing or idea. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Miss Mitchell </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frien...
What is a verb? <ul><li>Shows Action </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skip </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
What is an adjective? <ul><li>Describing words that affect nouns </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brown (Colors) </li></ul></ul><ul><...
What is a synonym? <ul><li>A word having the same (or almost the same) meaning as another word. </li></ul><ul><li>An alter...
What is a thesaurus? How do I use a thesaurus?
A thesaurus… <ul><li>… is a dictionary that gives alternate words or  synonyms. </li></ul><ul><li>… can be used online as ...
But how do I use a thesaurus?
Using a thesaurus…in the classroom. <ul><li>Go over to the book shelf and take one down. </li></ul><ul><li>Search for the ...
Using a thesaurus…interactively <ul><li>Go to an assigned computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Go online. </li></ul><ul><li>Type in...
Let’s do it together! <ul><li>At your computer click on the internet explorer icon:  </li></ul><ul><li>Type in  www.thesau...
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Cinquain power point lesson

  1. 1. Cinquain Penguin black white waddling, swimming, leaping a tuxedo in the cold water Emperor.
  2. 2. What we are going to do: <ul><li>Create Cinquains. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to use thesauruses. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is a cinquain? <ul><li>A cinquain is a five-line poem that has special syllable counts. </li></ul><ul><li>A cinquain poem has its own unique format. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is the layout? <ul><li>Line 1: A one-word line, should be a noun. This is your subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Line 2: Two adjectives about the subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Line 3: Three verbs that end in –ing that are about the subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Line 4: Four words about a feeling of the subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Line 5: One word synonym about subject. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Speech But I already know how to talk!!
  6. 6. What is a noun? <ul><li>Person, place, thing or idea. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Miss Mitchell </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friendship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Happiness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sunshine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gummy Bears </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snowflake </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ice cream </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Baseball </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What is a verb? <ul><li>Shows Action </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skip </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jump </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pounce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Whisper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sneak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laugh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kick </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Run </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yell </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Play </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. What is an adjective? <ul><li>Describing words that affect nouns </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brown (Colors) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Red </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick (Speed) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Huge (Size) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tiny </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fuzzy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elegant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mysterious </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Soft </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cold </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creamy </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. What is a synonym? <ul><li>A word having the same (or almost the same) meaning as another word. </li></ul><ul><li>An alternative to the word. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dessert  Pudding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Happy  Glad </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Movie  Film </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports  Athletics </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. What is a thesaurus? How do I use a thesaurus?
  11. 11. A thesaurus… <ul><li>… is a dictionary that gives alternate words or synonyms. </li></ul><ul><li>… can be used online as well. </li></ul><ul><li>… can also be found of inside of a dictionary. </li></ul>
  12. 12. But how do I use a thesaurus?
  13. 13. Using a thesaurus…in the classroom. <ul><li>Go over to the book shelf and take one down. </li></ul><ul><li>Search for the word you that you want just like you would while using a dictionary. </li></ul><ul><li>The alternative word will be listed. Just take your pick! </li></ul>
  14. 14. Using a thesaurus…interactively <ul><li>Go to an assigned computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Go online. </li></ul><ul><li>Type in: www.thesaurus.com </li></ul><ul><li>Once on the page type in the word that you would like to replace and hit SEARCH </li></ul><ul><li>Find the appropriate definition for the word that you are searching. </li></ul><ul><li>Select a synonym from the list of options. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Let’s do it together! <ul><li>At your computer click on the internet explorer icon: </li></ul><ul><li>Type in www.thesaurus.com for the website. </li></ul><ul><li>Type in the word fuzzy. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What comes up for synonyms? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is other word could you use? </li></ul></ul>

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