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Improving Word Choice

Improving Word Choice
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This writing lesson was developed to be used with the story "When I was Young in the Mountains" by Cynthia Rylant. Beginning with examples of good word choice and evaluating how authors use precise nouns, vivid verbs, and lively adjectives to improve their writing. Students will revise poor sentences with improved word choice and then compare their sentences to those in the story by Cynthis Rylant. A student handout is included within the SMARTboard presentation.
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5 pages
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1 hour
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