Ramona Forever by Beverly Cleary: Literacy Place (Scholastic pg. 28) Ramona Forever Ramona Quimby Worried Excited Disappointed Angry After using the thesaurus: Ramona Forever Ramona Quimby Apprehensive Thrilled Disenchanted Incensed The Story of Z: Literacy Place (Scholastic pg. 261) The Story of Z Z Frustrated Tired Hurt Angry After using the thesaurus: The Story of Z Z perturbed Jaded Miffed Cross Using Microsoft Word This example shows all steps that would be done in Word. Only the items in italics would be shown on the student’s paper.
The following slides are examples after the list was exported to Word.
Example 1Ramona Forever by Beverly Cleary Another Way to Say it By John
Apprehensive • Ramona Quimby was apprehensive about the new baby coming to join their family.
Thrilled • Ramona was thrilled to learn she could go and see the baby in the hospital.
Disenchanted • Ramona became disenchanted with her visit when she learned she could not see her new baby in the hospital.
Incensed • After thinking about the nurse not letting her into the nursery, Ramona became incensed.
Example 2The Story of Z by Jeanna Modesitt Another Way to Say it By Jane
perturbed • Z was perturbed that he was at the end of the alphabet.
Jaded • A jaded Z felt lonely and unwanted.
Miffed • Z was miffed that no one would come with him and other letters would not join him in a new alphabet.
Cross • Z became very cross when the new letters began to fight among themselves.