27 Better Words for Said

Synonyms for Said
FavoriteLoadingAdd to favourites
 27 Better Words for 'SAID'...
  • Print smaller or leave large for classroom display and writing reference.....
Also available:

Better Words for Said - Words List

asked cried greeted joked laughed
moaned remarked screamed shouted stammered
sobbed wailed yelled agreed announced
answered called complained described mentioned
mumbled ordered pleaded whispered stated
suggested uttered   
  Plus spare cards to write your own words....

Suggestions for Use


  • Refer to these words during writing sessions - have them displayed on the wall for all to see, or make smaller copies available at writing centres.
  • A fun way to use these is to 'grab' sentences with 'said' out of children's books and write them down. Children replace the 'said' part with different words - which one fits best?
  • Children act out the way a sentence can be 'said' using the different words. For example 'The elephant is getting closer', she screamed, 'The elephant is getting closer', she sobbed.
  • Brainstorm and list more words for 'said' as a class.
  • You can make these words smaller size by using the reduction settings on your printer and just printing off black and white copies, these smaller sizes are great for cut and paste activities.
  • Why IMMERSE Your Children in Words....
  • All the activities from '101 Fun Word Card Activities' are fantastic with these Words ...... (DON'T FORGET TO UTILIZE THIS TERRIFIC RESOURCE EVERYDAY)

Please add your suggestions for using 27 Better Words for Said in the comments below... thanks !

Search By Type

Leave a Comment

Company Details

A division of Chris Elliott Consulting Pty Ltd, Cleveland Aust.
Teacher Resources for Australia, United States, United Kingdom and More....
ABN: 39 068 873 021
PO Box 1981
Cleveland 4163