Use Specific Details

Use Specific Details: The more specific you can be in your writing, the more impact it will have on the reader.

  • Use brand names (“Air Jordans” instead of “shoes”)
  • Song titles (“‘Kurt Cobain’s scream in ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’” instead of “loud music”)
  • People’s words (“Get over here now!” instead of “the principal called me”)

In 3-5 sentences in your notebook, illustrate the following by using specific details:

  • The woman is rich.
  • It is raining very hard.

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