verb anchor chart You can hang this up in your classroom so that students always them when they may have issues reusing certain words a lot. This chart may give them an idea of a different verb they could be using.
Word Work activities: She make a verb collage, but you could also make one with nouns, adjectives etc. Have students all bring in examples of each part of speech, then collage them to make separate classroom posters;
Angry verbs -- creative writing activity: This was used in a second grade classroom, but there is no reason it couldn't be modified to teach upper grades similar things. Angry Verbs, Angry Adjectives, etc.