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  • Joann Davis

    Encourage descriptive writing with these alternatives to "said". and other excellent anchor charts

  • Patti Blakeley Hallam

    Said is Dead- good for an English or Language Arts room

  • Mary Teach

    Anchor Chart Ideas- "Said" is dead

  • Vickie DiSanto

    "Said" is dead. Funny thing: I attended a writing workshop where I was told "don't replace 'said,' just use it. It's a throwaway word."

  • Stephie Tee

    "Said" is dead: for creative writing

  • Ashley Stevens

    Alternatives to "said" Way to help kids write better.

  • Billie Diekevers

    "Said is Dead" - Love this! I am always trying to get my 6th graders to use more descriptive words!

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