Other ways to say ... Said, Went, Scared, Big, Small, Sad, Happy, Saw, Next, Great, Good, Bad, Positive Character Words, Negative Character Words, Time Transition Words for Narratives and Transition Words for Information and Argument Texts. (16 page digital download)
incorporate these into my phonics word wall and discuss words that are decodable in order to reinforce word attack skills. My students have always been taught sight reading so don't have decoding skills. Very limiting!!