This is a set of vocabulary lessons that helps students expand commonly overused words like sad, mad, glad, and bad. Students can learn to use a thesaurus and record the synonyms on the recording sheets. Songs, using the synonyms, help reinforce the higher level vocabulary. This presentation also provides songs for big and little with a sorting activity and large list of words that help students replace the word said as they "put said to bed!" This compliments the common core standards for expanding vocabulary.