Ingrid Sundberg, a writer and children& book illustrator, created a very useful infographic chart for anyone struggling with color names. The writer says that she loves to collect words that can help give her stories variety and depth.
Pinning for friends in the superhero theme. Will hang up work once school starts. But for the opening of school, I changed the words to, "Our class is.INCREDIBLE" and had my students' names posted on the bulletin board.
It can be surprisingly hard to pick a name for heroes and heroines.- 100 Likeable Names for Your Heroine. Includes research on people's stereotypes about women's names. Great resource for writing, and naming female characters!
The Color Thesaurus, what a chart! Imagine creating this kind of chart by asking kids to determine what "colour" is a word. (We could them ask them to write a poem or a story and use that chart to see what colour it is.