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Use Precise Language

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Use accurate and precise language to convey meaning. 0601.3.10

Links verified on 6/1/2014

  1. Demonstrate Appropriate Word Choice - Choose the appropriate language to achieve specific goals.
  2. Exercises for Eliminating Wordiness - Revise these sentences to state their meaning in fewer words. [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.] This link includes something for the teacher to print
  3. How to write Clearly - This TIP sheet offers two ways to move beyond simple grammatical correctness.
  4. Strategies for Improving Sentence Clarity - suggestions in an article [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
  5. Sentence Fragment Exercises-#1 - The sentences below appeared in papers written by students. Act as their editor, marking a C if the sentences in the group are all complete and an F if any of the sentences in the group is a fragment. [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.] This link includes something for the teacher to print
  6. Using Clear, Vivid, and Precise Language - You need to be able to write clearly so that your reader understands what you are trying to say.

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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