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Modality Words Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 2 pages | Grades: 3 - 6

A worksheet to help teach students the author's craft of using modality words to persuade the reader.

Modality words are words used to express how certain we are that an event will happen. The words an author uses can be expressed as having a low, medium, or high modality. You often find this type of language 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 modality words.

An answer key has been provided.


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