Excessive Nominalizations

Eliminate unnecessary nominalizations from your middle schoolers' writing! After reviewing a reference page for the -tion ending (and when it can be excessive in writing), students rewrite eight sentences to change nominalizations to a more approprite wording. Use this activity in a lesson about wordiness or word choice.

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Grade
7th - 9th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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