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Prewriting  🟪&nbsp Planning a writing project. Selecting a subject and gathering details are prewriting activities.

Process  🟪&nbsp A way of doing something that involves several steps. The writing process includes prewriting, writing the first draft, revising, editing, proofreading, and publishing.

Proofreading  🟪&nbsp Checking a final draft for spelling, grammar, usage, and punctuation.

Pun  🟪&nbsp A word or phrase used in a way that gives it a funny twist: That story about breeding rabbits is a real hare raiser.

Purpose  🟪&nbsp The main reason for writing about something.

Revising  🟪&nbsp Changing writing to make it clearer or more interesting. This is usually done by adding, cutting, or moving the ideas and details.

Sensory Words  🟪&nbsp Words that tell how something looks, feels, sounds, smells, or tastes.

Slang  🟪&nbsp Informal words and phrases used by friends when they talk to each other. “Off the hook” and “photobomb” are slang terms.

Style  🟪&nbsp The way a writer puts words, phrases, and sentences together.

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