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WORD CHOICE
LESSON IDEAS

The following are ideas or links to ideas for lessons that cover the trait of Word Choice. For the items that are links to ideas that are not mine, I have given credit to the website.

General Ideas and Mini-Lessons Verbs
Imagery and Sensory Details Clichés 
Synonyms Similes and Metaphors
Adjectives Sample Unit Plan

 

General Ideas and Mini-Lessons

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How to Use Word Choice That Catches the Reader's Eye

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Replace Vague Vocabulary With Precise Prose

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Word Choice -- found at University of Calgary 

bulletLesson Plans: Word Choice -- found at Kent School District

bulletFiguratively Speaking -- found at Teacher Created Materials

bulletWriting an Eyewitness Account -- found at Teacher Created Materials

bulletGive the Picture -- found at editorrr.com

bullet George Orwell says, "Let the Meaning Choose the Word" -- found at Transaction Net

bulletConnotations -- found at St. Cloud University

bulletCaption Writing (PDF) -- found at Education World

Imagery and Sensory Details

bullet Create a Scene With Words

bullet Sensory Details

bulletUsing Imagery -- found at Teacher Created Materials

Synonyms

bullet Common Words -- a synonym card game found at The Teacher's Desk

bulletSay It Again -- found at Education World

bulletInteresting Words -- found at Edina Public Schools

Adjectives

bulletAwesome Adjectives Postcards -- found at Education World
bulletAccurate Adjectives -- part of a lesson plan found at Education World

Verbs

bulletVerbs -- found at Teacher Created Materials
bulletDescriptive Verbs -- found at Teacher Created Materials

Clichés 

bulletClichés -- found at WSU (Weber State University) Writing Center

Similes and Metaphors

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Simile and Metaphor -- found at Education World

 

 

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