Helping pupil to improve their writing is always a priority, and working effectively with dictionaries or a thesaurus is a fantastic aide to help that development. Writing descriptively can really …

Helping pupil to improve their writing is always a priority, and working effectively with dictionaries or a thesaurus is a fantastic aide to help that development. Writing descriptively can really …

The Colour Thesaurus- do you ever wonder what the name of a colour might be? Here's a comprehensive list of most colours you can imagine

The Color Thesaurus

The Color Thesaurus.this could be somewhat handy picking paint/decor colors. Also for writing, choosing a not-so-boring term for a typical color shade.

Free Poster: 100 Colorful Words to Use in Place of “Said”  --  Strategies for Writers Posters Black and White -- Print the poster at home or at school on 8.5x11 or 11x17 paper, or have a copy shop print a super-sized one for you.

Writers Workshop Poster: 100 Colorful Words to Use in Place of "Said"

Free Poster: 100 Colorful Words to Use in Place of “Said” -- Strategies for Writers Posters Black and White -- Print the poster at home or at school on or paper, or have a copy shop print a super-sized one for you.

I think this is a fantastic tool to get students to expand their writing vocabulary. Having them make their own 'wheel of feelings' using a thesaurus would be even better.

Improve Your Vocabulary With the “Wheel of Feelings”

For all the writers out there it can be difficult finding the perfect emotion for your character, whether your character is sad, angry, or surprised those words can seem to get a bit boring. so i introduce the Writer's Wheel of emotion. Enjoy - J.

In celebration of Dark Horse's AGE OF REPTILES we're doing Dino Wednesday at Geek & Sundry! THESAURUS didn't come up in our science classes.

Having A Great Vocabulary Didn’t Save The Thesaurus from extinction/eradication/extirpation

Pardon the language in several description categories, but too great of a list to not save

I like adding a different word than said sometimes, because JUST using said sometimes means you add unnecessary descriptions that might become annoying i. he said sadly.she said nonchalantly. Or just use said, said, said.

Writing intense emotions can be difficult, especially when the character is so overwhelmed as to be "numb." Follow these 3 steps.

How to Use Layers to Show Intense Emotions

Writing About Emotions: 3 Steps to Using Layers to Write Intense Emotions. Writing - Tips and Tricks.

What a great blog for writers! A fantastic tool. I have this resource on my Kindle and use it a lot, love it!

The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression PDF version

WANTED: The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writers Guide To Character Expression Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi: Books

Encourage descriptive writing with alternatives for "said"

Not sure I'd use this title for my anchor chart, but it's great to build descriptive writing "Said is Dead".Encourage descriptive writing with these alternatives to "said".

WordHippo.com is a website that will help you find the word you are looking for when you can only think of a phrase to describe it. ❖

Omg where has this been all my life? It does a bunch of other stuff to! No writer should go without this website!

((Yes, I've needed this for so long like you have I have waited))

Helpful word chart thingamabob<<< It's an emotion chart silly. It's gives different words for different emotions.

Writer creates “color thesaurus” to help you correctly name any color imaginable

Writer Creates “Color Thesaurus” To Help You Correctly Name Any Color Imaginable

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