Using Precise Words – Single word fills will never ever get old.
Conveying Experience – How is your morning trip to school? Mine too!
Be Precise! – Matching and then fill ins, that's not that precise.
Including Relevant Details – If you could share something with your classmates, what would it be?
The Wonders of Technology – Do they ever seem to stop inventing something new?
Precise Words and Sensory Details – In each paragraph below, underline the words that you think are vague.
Descriptive Writing is Precise Writing – Write a descriptive paragraph about something that happened to you recently.
Painting Pictures with Precise Words – In each sentence, the blank represents the word "makes."
Picking Precise Words – Replace each general word with a precise word.
It's Interesting. . . But Is It Relevant? – Complete the exercise below to practice using only relevant details in your writing.
Writing Instructions – Have you ever had trouble following instructions for something?
The Art of Giving Directions – It is generally recognized that there are two styles of giving directions.
Eyewitness! – Lawyers often depend on the testimony of an eyewitness in order to convict someone of a crime.
Providing Relevant Details – Practice using precise language and conveying relevant details by describing a problem that you have had recently.
Whip it up! Or should I blend it up? – Write a descriptive paragraph about how you prepared something you have cooked before, or, if you have never cooked before, consult a recipe about something you would like to cook.