Ms. Sevigny's second grade class at Matthew Paterson Elementary in Patterson, New York, wrote.
Michelle: I noticed in your books that you use "said" a lot. My class came up with a chart insted of saying "said." Some of the words are... screeched, screamed, yelled, repeted, replied, murmurd too.
Asher: We youes werds liked cried mermrd and gasped.
Tomie replied: Thank you for the word suggestions.