25 Better Words for Bad

25 Better Words for BAD – reading to print in nine different school fonts for class writing reference and discussion.

25 Better Words for BAD  …

  • Print smaller or leave large for classroom display and writing reference…..
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25 Synonyms for Bad – Words List

appalling, astounding, atrocious, awful, dire, disgusting, dreadful, frightful, gross, harmful, hideous, horrendous, horrid, inadequate, inferior, lousy, mean, nasty, offensive, severe, shameful, shocking, terrible, unacceptable, unpleasant

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How to use this teaching resource

  •  Refer to these words during writing sessions – have them displayed on the wall for all to see, or make smaller copies available at writing centers.
  • A fun way to use these is to ‘grab’ sentences with ‘bad’ out of children’s books and write them down. Children replace the ‘bad’ part with different words from the list – which one fits best?
  • Brainstorm and list more words for ‘bad’ as a class.
  • You can make these words smaller size by using the reduction settings on your printer and just printing off black and white copies, these smaller sizes are great for cut and paste activities.

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