Writing Dialogue with Synonyms for Said - Said is Dead Alternative Activity

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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Are you looking for a fun and engaging way to teach synonyms for said? This writing dialogue with synonyms for said bundle contains 3 products to teach your students to write and punctuate dialogue using synonyms for said. 

Help your students write more fluent sentences with the ‘said is dead’ activity that comes along with this product. With 25 photo writing prompts and 40 task cards every student will be able to find something to write about that includes dialogue. 

Included in this writing dialogue bundle:

⭐️Dialogue and Synonyms for Said Task Cards | Digital and Print


⭐️Writing Dialogue Photo Writing Prompts FREEBIE | Digital and Print

Using these ‘said is dead’ activities is easy! They can be used in whole-class instruction, a writing center, as an early finisher activity, or for morning work. 

❤️ Your students will gain the knowledge and confidence to use dialogue in their writing and they will learn to make their writing more exciting with the extensive list of synonyms for said. Plus, they will enjoy learning about ‘said is dead’! 

Feature of this writing dialogue bundle: 

  • 40 task cards in color and black and white
  • 40 task card answers in color and black and white
  • List of 150 synonyms for said
  • Graphic organizer for sorting
  • Recording sheet for answers
  • Answer key
  • Google Slides™ task cards in color
  • Google Slides™ Answer cards in color
  • Synonyms for Said Slideshow:  a store about different synonyms for said
  • Writing dialogue using synonyms for said 
  • 25 color photo writing prompts without lines
  • 25 color photo writing prompts with lines
  • 25 b/w photo writing prompts without lines
  • 25 b/w photo writing prompts with lines
  • Rules for Punctuating Dialogue Poster
  • 150 words for Said list
  • 25 Color Writing Prompts Google Slides version

✅ Be sure to check out the preview to see everything that is included!

What are teachers saying…

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “This was a great way for students to practice using words other than said. It made them realize how many alternatives there are.” - Karen M.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Used this to supplement my adding dialogue lesson for narrative writing - kids loved it.” - Leanne B.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “A good resource to support our writing program. Thank you.” - Eduximus 

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© Susan Morrow This purchase is for single classroom use only. Sharing this resource with multiple teachers, an entire school, or an entire school system is strictly forbidden. Multiple licenses are available at a discount.

Remember to always … Keep 'em Thinking!

Susan Morrow

Total Pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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