Writing Activities: Worksheets to Learn How to Avoid Cliches

Writing Activities: Worksheets to Learn How to Avoid Cliches
Writing Activities: Worksheets to Learn How to Avoid Cliches
Writing Activities: Worksheets to Learn How to Avoid Cliches
Writing Activities: Worksheets to Learn How to Avoid Cliches
Writing Activities: Worksheets to Learn How to Avoid Cliches
Writing Activities: Worksheets to Learn How to Avoid Cliches
Writing Activities: Worksheets to Learn How to Avoid Cliches
Writing Activities: Worksheets to Learn How to Avoid Cliches
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  1. Let your students have writing fun as they revise to avoid clichés, cut unnecessary words, correct commonly misused words, and eliminate redundancy. Been There, Done That: Avoiding Clichés This 6-page reproducible activity • introduces students to clichés • shows the problems with using them in w
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Let students have writing fun while learning to avoid clichés in their writing.

This 7-page reproducible activity
• introduces students to CLICHÉS
• shows the PROBLEMS with using them in writing
• gives EXAMPLES of how to CORRECT them

Then it presents a 20-item list of clichés, which students “translate” into wording that is not trite.

A separate activity presents a 2-page story filled with clichés. Students use their new awareness to identify the clichés and then correct them.

ANSWER KEYS are included.

This resource is suitable for middle school, high school, and developmental and ESL college classes.
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