Free mini-poster or reproducible on colorful words writers can use instead of "said." Download in color or b&w. Students can add color to the b&w version and put it in their writing notebooks for reference.
Free List of Personality Adjectives: Place at stations and have students turn adjectives into verb phrases (e.g. loud = bangs pots and pans) Direct link to words: http://www.free-teacher-worksheets.com/support-files/personality-adjectives-1-2.pdf
This Colour Thesaurus is a fantastic resource by Ingrid Sundberg. She has collated a variety of word descriptions for colours. This resource can help to understand colour associations, choose a colour for a design, or imagine a colour by being able to visualise it's name's meaning.