An Ideal Way to Introduce Analogies to Primary Students!
Here’s an ideal way to introduce analogies to primary students! This resource includes analogies using synonyms, antonyms, homophones, plurals, rhyming words, and lots more. As students analyze relationships between words, they strengthen not only their vocabulary but also their critical-thinking and test-taking skills. 48 pages.
Here's the ideal way to introduce analogies to your primary students. By teaching your students how to make analogies, you will be providing them with practice in analyzing relationships between words and concepts while strengthening vocabulary-essential test-prep skills!
This book is divided into five sections:
1. an introduction to the different kinds of analogies students are likely to encounter on standardized tests, including specific practice with:
- animal groups and offspring
- individual members of a larger group
- rhyming words
- things that go together
- tools with people who use them
2. analogies related to primary science topics such as plants and insects
3. analogies related to social studies topics such as community helpers, the neighborhood, and transportation
4. analogies related to miscellaneous topics such as fun things to eat, wear, and play
5. a resource section with word lists, a student record sheet, student awards, and reproducibles for a fast-paced game called Analogy Whizo that provides analogy practice for small groups or your entire class.
Sharpen your students' thinking skills with these analogies and watch their confidence grow as they learn how to make analogies and prepare for standardized tests.