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Let's make a boring sentence.
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steak chef the The cooked
The chef cooked the steak.
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The chef cooked the steak.
The chef   cooked the steak.
ghostly skinny wrinkly filthy snooty expertly hurriedly hungrily wearily carefully Back

That's much better!

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your lively new one.

The chef cooked the steak.
The ghostly chef expertly
cooked the skinny steak.
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it more interesting.

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The lady ate her dinner.
The lady   ate her dinner.
tiny unusual spiky burnt flashy snobbishly greedily sorrowfully sneakily blissfully Back

What an amazing change!

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the sentence.

The lady ate her dinner.
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Can you use these sentences to make a story
that begins with the chef and ends with the lady?

Write the middle of your story in the
space below.

The mechanical boy walked confidently on the rough beach.
The dripping girl thoughtfully built an artistic sandcastle.
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the sentences below.

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imaginative!
What you started with ...
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The chef cooked the steak.
The lady ate her dinner.

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can make your writing come to life?

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powerful words.

The splotchy boy walked sadly
on the rough beach. The
artistic girl thoughtfully built a
dripping sandcastle.

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sentence. When you're happy with the
sentence, select Done.

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The chef cooked the steak.
Change Change Change ghostly skinny wrinkly filthy snooty expertly hurriedly hungrily wearily carefully

Select Change to replace a word in your
sentence. When you're happy with the
sentence, select Done.

Word bank
The lady ate her dinner.
Change Change Change tiny unusual spiky burnt flashy snobbishly greedily sorrowfully sneakily blissfully