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.

Writers Workshop Poster: 100 Colorful Words to Use in Place of "Said"

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.

There are between 500,000 and 1 million words in the English language depending on how you classify words (i.e., include/exclude proper nouns, technical jargon, slang, etc.). The average adult uses between 10,000-60,000. So, spruce up! There are some seriously under-utilized words out there just begging to be used.

There are between 500,000 and 1 million words in the English language depending on how you classify words (i.e., include/exclude proper nouns, technical jargon, slang, etc.). The average adult uses between 10,000-60,000. So, spruce up! There are some seriously under-utilized words out there just begging to be used.

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