Show don't tell

Learn powerful techniques to make your writing more engaging and vivid. Show, don't tell your stories to captivate your readers and bring your words to life.
Writing Tips, Writing A Book, Writing Strategies, Descriptive Writing, Essay Writing, Writing Skills, Essay Writing Skills, Literatura, Writing Instruction

I chanced upon this technique two years ago when I was surfing on the Internet to look for an effective way to help my students describe better. It has proven to be very useful and successful. One important reminder, though is that vocabulary-building lessons should be carried out prior to a Show, not Tell lesson, especially so with average and below average second language learners. Things to prepare: LCD projector; Jumbled up strips of paper describing feelings; colour paper; colour…

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Katie Nameth Swanson