verb anchor chart You can hang this up in your classroom so that students always them when they may have issues reusing certain words a lot. This chart may give them an idea of a different verb they could be using.
Excellent for even "big" kids - college and graduate students: How To Write An Essay (+exercise). This is an excellent site for english teachers! So many work sheets and activities for every grade level!
I love this idea and the fact that there are different sticky notes used! Confessions of a Teaching Junkie: The BEST First Day Ever! I may have to use this for the first day/or back to school after winter break