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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.

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The word ‘said’ is dead…

The word ‘said’ is dead… I want my art kiddies to draw me a burial scene beneath my Promethean.

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Words Commonly Used to Describe Sounds

Words commonly used for describing sounds

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Writers Workshop: Revising (ARMS) & Editing (COPS)

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

Star Writers, from First Grade Frenzy...and her entire WWorkshop layout

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Photo Scavenger Hunt > Group : supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

Along with some others..Accept, compare, consider, contradict, contrast, disagree, highlight, identify, list, outline, refute, reject, respond, share, show, support, verify, and warn.

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!

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100 Ways to Say “Bad”

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.