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did-you-kno: “ English teacher Kaitlin Robbs created a vocabulary wheel that helps narrow down the exact word that best describes your feelings.

The Cooks Thesaurus.. great substitutes for when your recipe calls for something you don't have

Cook's Thesaurus cooking encyclopaedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools. Entries include pictures, descriptions, synonyms, pronunciations, and suggested substitutions

How it's said. (Man, I really need to find less all white pins for this board.)

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More synonyms for "said." (Most of my favorite authors use said more often than not, but it might not be a bad idea to shake it up on occasion.

Plethora of Math Anchor Charts

Not sure I'd use this title for my anchor chart, but it's great to build descriptive writing "Said is Dead".Encourage descriptive writing with these alternatives to "said".

These free vocabulary games are a great way to review words with the whole class or in centers!

10 Games to Play with any Vocabulary Words

I did not write the above description and I can't remove it, but ideas are worth saving.

The #1 Reason You’re Not His Priority Anymore

Teaching Main Idea So Students Actually Understand - Teaching Made Practical

3 main idea centers that can be used as literacy games for upper elementary. Practice main idea and supporting details in an engaging way.

Avoid using the word 'very'. Yes, this is brilliance.

Avoid using the word 'very'

A Little Cheat Sheet To Avoid Using The Word ‘Very’ -- Picture from the movie 'The Dead Poets Society' I'm watching this movie in my English class and I love it!

Synonym rolls... this is adorable!

Synonym rolls - The kids write a "generic" word in the center, such as good, nice, big. Then they write more creative adjectives around the swirl.

25 badass ways to say no via @Justine Pocock Pocock Pocock Musk - HA! LOVE IT! #inspiremechat

Funny pictures about Badass ways to say 'no'. Oh, and cool pics about Badass ways to say 'no'. Also, Badass ways to say 'no'.

Every Friday - "Fancy Nancy Friday"...take a boring word and write synonyms for in pockets for students to look at during writing time

Every Friday this mini lesson is "Fancy Nancy Friday". Introduce a boring word and the class comes up with fancy words or synonyms to add to the Fancy Nancy Word Wall.

100 Ways to Say Great by Gloria Garcia

Upscale your vocabulary: 100 ways to say Great-would love to do these posters with synonyms as decor even at study or homework area

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Voice adjectives: "And through the brittle air, her honeyed voice sang the most beautiful broken tune I have ever heard"