Diction Mini-Lessons


Diction Mini-Lessons

Because word choice is so important in writing, “the almost right word” can kill the tone or change the meaning of what a writer is trying to say. Support effective word choice with various strategies at the pre-writing, drafting, and revising stages of the writing process.




Diction Mini-Lessons

These six strategies support writers as they replace vague, plain vanilla words with more specific and imaginative words to give flavor to their writing.