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Improving Vocab and Style in Essays

With your partner, come up with more sophisticated word choices for each underlined word. You may need to rearrange the sentence or use a phrase, rather than one word, in order to revise it. Feel free to use a thesaurus or a dictionary.

1. Amir is a good friend to Hassan.
2. The kids study for the test together.
3. The directions on the test were unclear.
4. The Patriots game was exciting.
5. One thing Atticus does is defend Tom Robinson.
6. There is a lot of other stuff that I need to do today.
7. Romeo loves Juliet.
8. Climbing Mount Everest is a difficult task.
9. Jake tries to improve his test scores by seeing a tutor.
10. There are many reasons why you should vote.