Other ways to say ... Said, Went, Scared, Big, Small, Sad, Happy, Saw, Next, Great, Good, Bad, Positive Character Words, Negative Character Words, Time Transition Words for Narratives and Transition Words for Information and Argument Texts. (16 page digital download)

Synonyms Posters - WOW Words

My Grandsons I love my grandsons.  They are the light of my life (and all those other sweet sayings).  That being said, spending time with the 3 of them is joyful and just a li...

Sometimes … Being a Grams is Harder than You Think

------1------ Building Vocabulary --- This really doesn't have an activity to it, but I felt like this would be a great start to a activity. You could use the poster and each day tell the students they couldn't use one of the words in yellow and they had to replace it with one of the words below it. It could be a weekly thing.

Replacing weak words with strong words

28 Mini Thesaurus Charts perfect for writing journals!

Thesaurus Charts - synonyms for common words

Brighten up your classroom and your student’s self esteem with this colorful bulletin board and lesson.

Garden of Greatness: a Lesson on Self-Esteem

111 Words to Use Instead of Great (Infographic)

Grammar Check (Example: 111 Words to Use Instead of Great) => Writing Support Tool

A great way to get students to think about other words that could mean the same thing. Jennifer Mosansky

I like this - I would probably make the words velcro so students could take them to their seat for correct spelling. No more "said" Here's a way to display the various words to use instead of said. Clever idea for writing class!

Replace tired words with WOW words. The Growing Room Ideas for teaching children writing creative story vocabulary spelling sentence paragraph words fun games

descriptive words other words to use. be still my heart! I love using a variety of descriptive words. This list, in the words of Mrs.Riley -my high school English teacher, is a plethora of words :-)

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Truly valuable chart…

Some different ways to say several of the most over-used words in the English language. Use them!

Other ways to say.happy, scared, pretty, angry, shocked and other words. Useful for new foreign language vocab too?

Free Literacy Display, Synonyms Posters

Free Synonyms Posters--UK site, so check that spelling with your kids.

Positive and negative moods, emotions and behaviours, great for character description and development needs.

Positive and Negative Mood/Moment/Character/Emotions/Feelings/Behaviour

100 Words that Sound Smart for a smart character. Plan: find out what half these words mean then use them.

Words that Sound Smart." I would only use these to improve my vocabulary for creative writing. I don't have to sound smart to be smart.

"Would You Like A Synonym With That?" Synonym Word Wall- This display would be a great way to get students to expand their vocabulary by visually seeing the different words they can use or by adding more synonyms to the wall.

Synonym display literacy English school primary "I find this hilarious! But also a more engaging way than just looking up things in a thesaurus. Fun for the classroom and accessible to students!

NEW Language Arts Educational POSTER - Other Ways To Say... - Synonyms Great use of how to "fancy" a word by henrietta

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Has your class had the funeral for said, went, big, and small yet?  This is a great list of better synonyms for those words.

Over 180 Synonyms for Big, Small, Said, and Went