To add details to your writing.
Show Don't Tell
Use your descriptions to help the reader make a picture in their mind about your story.
Example:My room was messy! My room had toys and clothes all over the floor!
Use your senses to help the reader make a picture in their mind about your story.
Example: I could smell the buttery popcorn and the saltness made me lick my lips.
Use Specific Nouns
I ate a candy bar. I ate a Snickers bar.
We played a game. We played Monopoly.
Use Strong Words
Walk=I skipped to school.
look=I glanced at them.
eat=I gobbled up the cake.