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!
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.