Words to use instead of "very"
Persuasive sentence starters
100 Ways to Say Great to Support Others | Infographic A Day
Reading, writing and other useful tidbits
Vocabulary of emotions << this chart is incredible
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 :-)
To counter one of the most abused words in (screen)writing, Go Into The Story has put together 115 word alternatives to the active verb “walks.” Enrich your vocabulary with some more unusual synonyms to everyday words.
45 Ways to Avoid using "Very" #writing #editing #tips
No. In any decent writer's vocabulary the word 'said' is alive and thriving. Yes, use any of the alternatives above, and more, but the ubiquitous 'said' will remain the word of choice.
Good to know
Words commonly used for describing sounds
WRITING AID - WORDS THAT DESCRIBE SOMEONE'S VOICE-create a handbook to writing...have this and other writing tools for the students to check out of the library
Words to use instead of "said". Great list
How to write 10,000 words in a day: 6 steps to a successful writing marathon.
More synonyms for "said"
Star Writers, from First Grade Frenzy...and her entire WWorkshop layout
Writers Workshop: Revising (ARMS) & Editing (CUPS) This is a good visual for students to show the difference between Editing and Revising which are parts of the writing process. @Helen Palmer Cosner
Find A Better Word Chart
Show Don't Tell emotions chart - this is a great tool for all young writers, but it's perfect for students working on their narratives!
100 ways to say bad
Handout or mini-poster on colorful words writers can use instead of "said." Students can put the b&w version in their writing notebooks for reference.
19 Examples of Redundancy - the needless repetition of words, phrases, sentences, paragraphs or ideas.