Expand students' understanding of the importance of vivid, specific word choices to make their writing more descriptive, interesting and accurate. An 11" x 17" (27.9 x 43.2 cm) introductory poster familiarizes students with the difference between non-descript (pale) words and descriptive (colorful) words. Seven additional 11" x 17" (27.9 x 43.2 cm) posters, with engaging bird photographs and bright colors to capture students' attention, offer examples of pale words and colorful alternatives. Includes a two-page teacher guide. 8 pieces.