Writing Fun: Eliminating Wordiness

Writing Fun: Eliminating Wordiness
Writing Fun: Eliminating Wordiness
Writing Fun: Eliminating Wordiness
Writing Fun: Eliminating Wordiness
Writing Fun: Eliminating Wordiness
Writing Fun: Eliminating Wordiness
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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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  2. Show students writing fun as they learn to eliminate wordiness and redundancy. This 12-page, printable bundle combines two popular Class Act Press resources: “Eliminate Wordiness: Cutting Unnecessary Words and Phrases” and “Don’t Let Me Repeat Myself: Eliminating Redundant Words And Phrases.” These
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Let students have some writing fun as they learn how to be concise in their writing.

This 4-page printable resource includes
• an introductory page with explanations and examples of problems with wordiness in writing
40 examples of inflated commonly-used phrases that students improve with shorter, more concise phrases
• an answer key for teachers

This classroom-tested resource has been used successfully in middle school, high school, and developmental and ESL college classes.
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