Have the students make their writing "more colorful" by using paint strips. Write a boring adjective at the bottom of the paint strip on the most boring color. Give each student a paint strip and they can use a thesaurus or a word wall to think of "more colorful" words for their strip. Put the best word on the brightest part of the strip.
The table on the right offers terms most often used to describe pain. via EANPA - The Edmonton (Alberta) Nerve Pain Association (EANPA) is a charitable organization incorporated as a non-profit society to support people suffering from neuropathic pain.