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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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.
The 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.
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.