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How to Write With Good Diction to Develop Style, Tone & Point-of-View

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Which of the following is NOT an element of good diction.

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1. Improve the following sentence by selecting one of the choices below. 'Denny loved certain funny jokes.'

2. Which of the following sentences has the BEST diction for achieving a light tone?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo gauge your understanding of writing with good diction. You will be quizzed on the elements of good diction, how diction depends on tone, and how to identify good diction in various contexts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The elements of diction
  • The tone of a piece of writing
  • Examples of good diction

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on writing with good diction
  • Critical thinking - apply your understanding about diction to write with good diction and identify examples of good diction in the writing of others
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast different tones of writing that call for different word choice

Additional Learning

To learn more about how to write with good diction, review the corresponding lesson called How to Write With Good Diction to Develop Style, Tone & Point-of-View. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand the elements of good diction
  • Identify examples of good diction
  • Evaluate poor diction and improve upon it
  • Recognize when different writing tone requires different word choice
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