Word Choice: Precise Nouns, Strong Verbs, Vivid Adjectives
In this word choice worksheet, students read a review with example sentences and strategies for improving word choice, choose and replace words with more precise words, and write a short story. Students write fourteen answers.
60 Views 132 Downloads
General and Precise Words Worksheet (Verbs)
When pupils use precise vocabulary, their writing is stronger. Help them strengthen their writing by completing the basic activity here. Learners are asked to come up with more precise verbs for 12 different general verbs. Have your...
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Possessive Nouns and Forms of Be
Practice multiple grammar skills with one worksheet, which includes word banks, fill-in-the-blanks, and reordering sentences. Each exercise focuses on a different skill, ranging from forms of be to possessive nouns, and prompts kids to...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Choose Your Words Wisely
Improve word choice! Writers use dictionaries and thesauruses to aid them in choosing exciting words to incorporate in their writing. They rewrite sentences and practice identifying words that can be replaced using a better word. Flip...
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing with Wow Words and Building Vocabulary
There are some words out there that just make you say, "Wow!" Encourage your class to find and use these words in their writing to make their work more interesting and complex. This packet goes through the writing process, beginning with...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading a Classic Novel
Charles Dickens offers an excellent example of sensory writing in this reading comprehension worksheet. Learners read excerpts from the novel Hard Times in which he describes the New England industrial city of Coketown. They consider why...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Language Focus and Vocabulary Starter Unit: Verb Tenses and Adjectives
Practice various verb tenses, parts of speech, and vocabulary all with one page. The activity is made up of six short exercises. Each one has its own focus. Pupils will have the opportunity to work on comparative and superlative...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Descriptive Prompt: Precise Language
Incorporate sensory details into a piece of descriptive writing. First, elementary and middle schoolers improve a piece of writing by using precise, vivid language, as well as appropriate word choice. They then listen to a variety of...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Power of Words in Charlotte's Web
"How can a few good words save a pig's life?" Posed with this question, your ELD students explore E.B. White's Charlotte's Web in a meaningful, valuable way. By analyzing specific word choice from the book, especially the excerpts...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts