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writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/word-choice

This handout can help you revise your papers for word-level clarity, eliminate ... As you work on a paper, you choose your topic, your approach, your sources, and ... If you have a sentence that has been marked “awkard,” “vague,” or “ unclear,” try to .... Finally, you come up with Version 3, which is a stronger thesis because it ...

www.aims.edu/student/online-writing-lab/tools/improving-word-choice.php

Replace generic words with more specific ones – Writers have a tendency to use ... A simple way to enhance word choice in writing is by choosing specific and ... For example, in the sentence “I ran to my car in the rain,” the reader knows only ...

collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sites/default/files/psat_nmsqt_practice_test_1_answers.pdf

Please have a copy of the PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #1 to reference for the passages ... In line 74, Emma wonders how she is to “bear the change” of Miss. Taylor's ... Which choice provides the best evidence for the answer to the previous question .... context, the word “plot” means “plan”; the paragraph is implying that the.

learnzillion.com/lesson_plans/8040-revise-for-stronger-word-choice-using-synonyms

In this lesson you will learn how to revise for stronger word choice by relating a word to its synonym.

open.lib.umn.edu/writingforsuccess/chapter/8-4-revising-and-editing

For both athletes and dancers, the more they practice, the stronger their ... Many people hear the words critic, critical, and criticism and pick up only negative .... In the version that follows, she has already deleted the sentences that were off topic . .... You have examined your essay for word choice, revising to cut unnecessary  ...

owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/572/01

Feb 27, 2013 ... The goal of concise writing is to use the most effective words. Concise writing does not always have the fewest words, but it always uses the strongest ones. Writers often fill sentences with weak or unnecessary words that can be deleted or replaced. Words and ... words). Previous Resource Print Version ...

blog.dictionary.com/autocorrect

Dec 30, 2013 ... How does autocorrect change the way we write both with computers and with our ... So, if the verb of your sentence was not correctly conjugated for the ... (If you have questions about autocorrect in Microsoft Word, learn more here.) ...... I do not have the choice of a Canadian English keyboard or spell check ...

www2.ivcc.edu/rambo/tip_formal_writing_voice.htm

Have you ever attended an event in which "formal" attire is expected? ... Simply delete these expressions from sentences, and you will be left with stronger sentences. ... better a sentence can sound if non-contracted versions of the words replace ... I mark these expressions in essays as examples of "inaccurate word choice.

guides.turnitin.com/Revision_Assistant/Revision_Assistant_Curriculum_Resources/25_Ways

Jan 3, 2017 ... word choice (academic/advanced vocabulary, formal tone, vivid imagery, etc.) ... Then have students rank the claims from strongest to weakest and write rationales ... vivid verbs, colorful modifiers, specific sentence structures or variety, etc. ... Choose a high-scoring exemplar and remove the breaks/spaces ...

examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-of-connotative-words.html

Depending on our experiences, certain words have a positive, negative, or neutral ... the connotation of a word choice can change the meaning of a sentence ...