BrainPOP

Show, Not Tell

Facts can be boring! In this BrainPOP movie, you’ll learn how to make your writing exciting as Tim and Moby help you figure out the difference between showing and telling. Find out how to use descriptive words and phrases to convey sensory experiences. You’ll also discover how to give your readers a sense of place as you learn to use active words to describe settings, moods, and feelings. You’ll even find out how you can use words to describe a state of mind. Remember - great writers are made, not born!

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