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Emotive Language Worksheet

PDF | 2 pages|Grades: 3 - 5

A worksheet to help teach students the author’s craft of emotive language.

Authors often use emotive language in their fictional writing to engage the reader. It makes the reader feel certain emotions, such as sadness, excitement, or happiness as they read through the text. It is a technique that is often used in novels, poetry, short stories, and plays. It is also commonly used in persuasive text to influence the reader to adopt the author’s opinion.

Use this resource when explicitly teaching your students about the craft of using emotive language.

An answer key has been provided.

  Common Core Curriculum alignment

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