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Using Precise Language & Vocabulary in Informative Texts

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What is jargon?

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1. What is a synonym?

2. Which of these is NOT a way to improve your precise language?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What do you know about ways to use precise language and vocabulary in informative texts? You can find this out quickly by using the worksheet and quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your comprehension of:

  • What a synonym is
  • The meaning of jargon
  • Most appropriate word to describe how to get peanut butter on bread
  • What precise language is
  • Ways to improve precise language

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on precise vocabulary in writing
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of precise language and ways it can be improved
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as synonym and jargon

Additional Learning

See the accompanying lesson titled Using Precise Language & Vocabulary in Informative Texts to learn more about these topics. Goals you can cover include:

  • Review examples of precise language
  • Determine what an informative text is
  • Identify tips for using precise language
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