Develop Action in a Poem by Using Precise Words

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Help your young writers refine their poems by revising vague words and phrases. The video, part of a series on a poetry response to "The Wind's Visit" by Emily Dickinson, demonstrates how to identify and improve descriptive phrases. The narrator models with her own draft by highlighting descriptive words and phrases, drawing boxes around areas for improvement, and rewriting the chosen sections. While based on a specific assignment, the process could be used for a variety of assignments. The narrator does have a very mellow voice that might not command attention of all learners.

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