The Color Thesaurus, what a chart! Imagine creating this kind of chart by asking kids to determine what "colour" is a word. (We could them ask them to write a poem or a story and use that chart to see what colour it is.
Free Poster: 100 Colorful Words to Use in Place of “Said” -- Strategies for Writers Posters Black and White -- Print the poster at home or at school on or paper, or have a copy shop print a super-sized one for you.
Visuwords™ online graphical dictionary and thesaurus - application for music classroom: expand students' vocabulary for describing music's mood and character (for example, happy = blissful, joyful, cheerful, bright)
Awesome printable Thesaurus for students. Students can find “words to use instead of” as well filling up pages of their own words. This is geared for older grades. but I might make an easier one for the second half of grade.
How to Use a Semicolon I thought infographics were supposed to make things easier to understand. This one just proved to me that we should eliminate semicolons all together. Death to the semicolon!<< But it is easy to understand.
For all the writers out there it can be difficult finding the perfect emotion for your character, whether your character is sad, angry, or surprised those words can seem to get a bit boring. so i introduce the Writer's Wheel of emotion. Enjoy - J.
128 Words to use instead of "Very"｜Writing is hard, and writing without repeating yourself is very, very hard—but as you may have already noticed, one of the most repeated words in English is the intensifying modifier "very.