Leilen Shelton, "Banish Boring Words! (Grades 4-8)"Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching | 2009 | ISBN: 0545083036 | 48 pages | PDF | 1 MB
This must-have collection of 40+ word lists is packed with synonym choices for the most commonly overused words, such as good and said, as well as dozens of options for strong verbs, smooth transitions, and sensory and emotion words. A quick-reference guide for teachers and students to use during writing lessons and for independent work.