Using Verbs that are More Descriptive
Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters.
Strong Action Verbs
- help readers visualize action
- are specific
- convey a particular feeling
- are interesting
- are not overused
Instead of . . . . use
Use the link above (thesaurus.com) to find more descriptive words to replace "SAYS/SAID" and "WALK/MOVE". Choose 10 words for each, and write them in your notebooks in the appropriate spaces.