Word Choice

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!

Five Senses

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.

Tayla