2. Some times when we are writing we use the same words over and over again. That can make our writing boring or less interesting to our reader. It is fun to use new words to jazz up we have written. 3. There is a reference source that we can use to help us find new words to make our writing more interesting and exciting! It is called a Thesaurus 4. What is a thesaurus? A thesaurus isbook about words. Like a dictionary, the entry words are listed in alphabetical order. However, instead of giving the meanings of those words, the thesaurus listssynonymsfor each entry word. 5. What is a synonym? Synonyms are words that have the same or similar meanings. Example: a synonym forhappywould beglad 6. Lets read a book that will give us lots of examples of synonyms 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. Can you think of a synonym for the word . mad Now lets look in the thesaurus for synonyms for the wordmad 32. 33. It made memadbecause Susan would not play with me at recess. It made meboilingbecause Susan would not play with me at recess. 34. You have to make sure that the synonym makes sense in your sentence. 35. run 36. eat 37. throw 38. laugh 39. Can you use thethesaurusto make your writing moreinteresting 40.