"Choose just the right word, and a simple image creates a world of meaning - and feeling."
"Pretend that you're holding a yellow marker in your hand, and imagine that you are going to highlight each word or phrase within a student's paper that strikes you or captures your attention ..."
Word Choice - Phrasing and Terminology
- Clear, aids readers' understanding
- Original, memorable
- Filled with strong verbs
- No modifier "overload"
- Paints word pictures
At One in a place called Maine, by Lynn Plourde
The Dump Man's Treasures, by Lynn Plourde
Is There Really a Human Race? by Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell
The Prince's Diary, by Renee Ting
Wild Child, by Lynne Plourde
Santa Responds ... He's had enough.. and he's writing back! by Santa Claus
Welcome Comfort by Particia Polacco