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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

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Faith mcintyre renee ancelet jillian candebat

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

  • Use accurate words (say what you mean Find the exact right word)

  • Have language that is natural effective and appropiate



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.


Examples of descriptive words
Examples of descriptive words paper have energy and life.You should use words that describe exactly what your trying to explain.

Sound:

-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.


Cont examples of descriptive words
Cont. Examples of descriptive words paper have energy and life.You should use words that describe exactly what your trying to explain.

Smell:

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.


  • The paper have energy and life.You should use words that describe exactly what your trying to explain.big bear stood by the water. He looked at his shadow in the big lake. He thought that he looked nice. He went to take a drink of water. A fish went by. The bear wanted to eat the big fish . He ate up the fish and went away.

  • Directions- look at all the underline words and try to re write the paragraph with more descriptive words to make the paragraph more energetic and colorful.


Your activity
Your Activity paper have energy and life.You should use words that describe exactly what your trying to explain.

Directions:

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.


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