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    descriptive words: this chart is a helpful reminder to use best word choices when writing summaries, essays and journal entries.

    45 Ways to Avoid using "Very" #writing #editing #tips

    Great Infographics for Language Teachers Part 1

    key words for writing in English

    be more descriptive

    This is a list of 174 different Character Traits. - use with self exploration and self esteem activities for kids who have trouble coming up w/words to describe themselves

    Some different ways to say several of the most over-used words in the English language. Use them!


    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.

    The periodic table of texting--useful for middle and high school teachers!

    100 ways to say Good

    A large list of descriptive words. This list will help you choose different words when you are writing an essay or letter and avoid repeating the same word

    Persuasive transition Words and Phrases


    Free List of Personality Adjectives: Place at stations and have students turn adjectives into verb phrases (e.g. loud = bangs pots and pans) Direct link to words:

    On writing scene lists to put some order in your novel. Kind of like a storyboard used in filming, but more compact. Also has examples.


    Classroom: Reading / Writing. Character Traits grouped with similar traits. Use to compare and contrast. What are the subtle differences? Would be great to transfer these into a web organizer.

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