This product includes both a list of over 100 Words to Avoid in Writing, as well as a list of over 400 Synonyms to improve students' word choices in writing. A great list for helping you teach writing in nearly any grade level.
The over 100 Words to Avoid handout includes "dead," inappropriate, and overused words such as "awesome," "how come," "yah," and "gonna." The Word Choice Alternatives/Synonyms list gives students choice in their writing, divided into sections like "Rather than said, try..." or "Rather than bad, try..." Over 400 word alternatives are provided.
Just print and go. A handy list for Writer's Workshops, Writing Centers, writer's notebooks, and more!