180 Powerful Words with Quick and Fun Prompts that Boost Kids' Vocabulary and Enrich Their Reading and Writing Skills
By Martin Lee and Marcia Miller
Boost students’ vocabularies, bring new words to life, and prepare kids for standardized tests with these instant, high-interest writing prompts— one for each day of the school year! A rich selection of vocabulary words is correlated with the calendar to support vocabulary development all year long. Includes kid-friendly definitions, common synonyms and antonyms, and prompts that inspire a range of writing genres! 96 pages.
A torrent of April rain washed away the first tiny buds of spring. (A torrent is a heavy downpour. A torrent is also a violent, rushing outpouring.)
Synonyms: flood, gush, cloudburst, deluge
Antonyms: trickle, drop.
Writing Prompts: Have you ever been caught in a torrent? Where were you? Who was with you? What was it like? Write a story about your soggy experience.