We are all creatures of habit, but one habit that every child should try to break when writing is repeatedly writing ‘said’. The word ‘said’ shows that there is an utterance, but it really isn’t descriptive enough. Was it a shout, a scream, a command, a demand…what exactly?
This double-sided A4 PDF posted has 200 alternative ways to say ‘said’, which children can use to add interest and variety to their writing. Picking a handful and using them will make a huge difference.