New York Times Learning Network + Visual Thesaurus = Inspired Students

The Visual Thesaurus is proud to partner with The New York Times Learning Network to help students boost their reading, writing and communications skills. We're now working together to develop innovative lesson plans that integrate our interactive dictionary and thesaurus with engaging articles from the pages of The New York Times. Whether in school or at home, students find the Visual Thesaurus captivating and playful, and quickly get hooked on learning new words and concepts. The Visual Thesaurus works for students in elementary school to the college level, and beyond.

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Learn even more about all the benefits and features in the Visual Thesaurus:

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The Visual Thesaurus also supports educators with a rich array of online resources and study aids. Check out our latest customized lesson plans and thought-provoking interviews with fellow educators:
Stage Directions: the Vocabulary of Theatrical Delivery
How can interpreting the language of stage directions enhance students' comprehension of drama?
Judging Nick: Teaching "The Great Gatsby"
How can students use the Visual Thesaurus to evaluate Nick's objectivity as a narrator in The Great Gatsby?
The Faces Behind the Adjectives
What does it mean to have an adjective created in your honor? What does that adjective imply?

These are just a few samples of the lesson plans we have published recently. To view all our lesson plans, click here.