Word Choice. Faith McIntyre Renee Ancelet Jillian Candebat. Is using words that are very descriptive It uses lively words and precise nouns You should use colorful language and phrase Painting a picture with words Describe things with bigger words than stuff thing and small
The main point of word choice is to use words that make your paper have energy and life.You should use words that describe exactly what your trying to explain.
-ringing, cheeping, gasping, smashing, piercing, peeping, whooping, tinkling, chattering, bellowing, sobbing, bumping, snarling, growling, crying, thumping, burping, croaking.
Touch and Texture:
-pressed, damp, fluted, tickling, sculptured, dry, knob, bed, raw, corrugated, downy, chapped, scratchy, dirty, grimy, sopping, itching, abrasive, dusty, scale, drasping, prickly, clammy, pulpy.
Color and Visual Qualities:
red, saffron, bright, dark, scarlet, gold, dull, light, carnelian, silver, rose, chocolate, crimson, chrome, lilac, sienna, salmon, lime, copper, vermilion, yellow, bronze, avocado, coral.
perfumed, lilac, earthy, stinking, fetid, loamy, lemon, scent, odor,
fragrances, weaty, sharp, rose, lime, rotten, biting, pungent, musty.
Pattern and Shape:
round, parallel, narrow, reticulated, crested, wide, flat, spherical, globe, rounded, shallow, drooping, erect, dapple, drolling, orb, hemisphere, ball.
Replace the blanks with descriptive words to make the paragraph more energetic and colorful.
The _____ bear stood by the water. He _______ at his shadow in the _____ lake. He thought that he looked ______He went to take a drink of water. A fish _____ by. The bear wanted to _____ the big ______. He _____ up the fish and ______ away.