Visual Thesaurus

The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus which creates word maps that blossom with meanings and branch to related words. Its display encourages exploration and learning. Available both as a desktop version and a web version. Additional features of Visual Thesaurus include Spelling Bee and Vocab Grabber. Spelling Bee: User is challenged by a series of words, with the spelling difficulty adapted to the user's individual skill level. Vocab Grabber: VocabGrabber analyzes any text you're interested in, generating lists of the most useful vocabulary words and showing you how those words are used in context. Reading Writing

Type: 
Product
Cost Range: 
$1-50
Content Area: 
reading
writing
Grade Level: 
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary
transition
IDEA Disability Category: 
autism
deafness
emotional disturbance
hearing impairment
major-other health impairment
multiple disabilities
orthopedic impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
Instructional Support: 
electronic references and resources
opportunities to learn concepts
practice and reinforcement activities
visualizations and models
Customizable Interface: 
font size and/or color
multilingual
Embedded Resources: 
e-dictionary
e-thesaurus
Text-Embedded Prompts: 
spelling auto-correction
National Writing Next Standards: 
editing and revising
Operating Systems: 
Windows (MS 98 and newer)
English Language Arts: 
Writing