Writing Fun: Eliminating Redundancy Worksheets

Writing Fun: Eliminating Redundancy Worksheets
Writing Fun: Eliminating Redundancy Worksheets
Writing Fun: Eliminating Redundancy Worksheets
Writing Fun: Eliminating Redundancy Worksheets
Writing Fun: Eliminating Redundancy Worksheets
Writing Fun: Eliminating Redundancy Worksheets
Writing Fun: Eliminating Redundancy Worksheets
Writing Fun: Eliminating Redundancy Worksheets
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In this printable, 11-page resource, students learn how to be concise in writing by eliminating redundant words and phrases.

They first examine examples of redundancy and see how the examples should be written to avoid repetition.

Example: The true fact is that 50% of your final grade depends on your test scores

With redundancy eliminated: The fact is that 50% of your final grade depends on your test scores

Next, they have three pages of examples (52 examples in all) of redundant phrases that are commonly heard or written, along with explanations of the redundancy and how the redundancy can be eliminated.

After that, students have another three pages of sample sentences (52 sentences) that they read and revise to eliminate the redundancies they studied.

An ANSWER KEY is included.

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

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