Words and Phrases for Effect Worksheets:
Wacky Pets – Make the story
about these wacky pets more descriptive by changing out some words.
Mr. Moody – Mr. Moody really
lives up to his name.
Degrees of Meaning
– Next to each word, write a word that conveys the same general
idea, but to a greater intensity.
Verbs – Cross out the weak verb. Choose a stronger, more descriptive
verb to replace it and write it on the line.
The Talent Show
– Mr. Rogers is acting as Master of Ceremonies at the school talent
show, and he's practicing how he plans to introduce each act.
– Kenny and his friends are telling spooky stories around the campfire.
Choose the best opening line for each boy's story.
Be My Valentine
– Help Ryan show his friends how much he cares about them by rewriting
his valentines using strong, descriptive nouns and verbs, sensory
details, figurative language, or whatever else you can come up with
to grab his valentines' attentions!