Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.

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Ages: 11 - 18
Word Choice in Writing
From YouTube, produced by On Demand Instruction
This is an instructional video with examples of how to use strong word choice in writing.  This slideshow video covers how to help writer's use words that engage, enlighten, educate, and entertain their audience.  This would be good for lesson prepar... [more]
October 24, 2012 at 02:10 PM
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Ages: 10 - 14
Sensory Details and Transitions
From YouTube, produced by Cynthia Wooden
This video provides a brief explanation of how sensory details and transitions are used in writing.  This video was made for a "flipped" classroom (meaning students are introduced to a concept first through the video), but would be suitable to comple... [more]
October 12, 2012 at 03:11 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
It's All About the Show: How to use Sensory Details
From YouTube, produced by Parker English Dept.
This video focuses on improving writing by adding sensory details.  Good examples of sensory language is given and an average example is improved by adding sensory details.  (06:36)
August 14, 2012 at 03:47 PM
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Ages: 8 - 14
Using Sensory Language
From YouTube
Practice using sensory language in writing with this five minute video.  The instructor encourages students to grab paper and a pencil to answer questions and write details for each clip that is provided in the video.  (05:34)
Found by begamatt in W.6.3d
March 1, 2012 at 10:35 AM
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Ages: 4 - 7
Six Traits - Word Choice
From YouTube, produced by PBS Kids
Eleven-year-old published author and seasoned presenter Adora Svitak talks about the Six Traits: Word Choice. She discusses how using a variety of words makes a more interesting, vivid picture in the readers mind.  She also talks about how specific w... [more]
Found by Barb in W.6.3d
August 10, 2009 at 06:37 PM
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