What other words could you use instead of ‘said’? A character would need a different synonym for said depending on the emotion it is feeling at the time. If a character were to be feeling sad, how would that look, sound or feel? the words in the correct box. your reasoning for placing each word in each box.
Students can work in groups to discuss possible words to be used instead of said. Each student could possibly take an emotion each or they could discuss them all together.