Teaching Resource

Said Synonym Poster

PDF | 1 page|Grades: 1 - 7

Encourage your students to use words other than said in their writing.

Use this poster as stimulus for your students. Print it out in A3 or larger and display it in your classroom.

Words include:

admitted, added, denied, acknowledged, spoke, sneered, stated, told, urged, yelled, related, feared, ordered, insisted, mentioned, predicted, mumbled, moaned, murmured, giggled, grinned, grunted, indicated, agreed, announced, described, commented, answered, decided, pleaded, explained, noted, objected, exclaimed, asked, assumed, called, babbled, claimed, complained, demanded, commanded, estimated, emphasised, nagged, questioned, taunted, thought, uttered, wailed, whispered, vowed, warned, repeated, replied, roared, shouted, scolded, responded, lectured, lied, expressed, cried, began, bragged and reassured.

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