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Concise Language: "To be" less wordy
Common Core: 7.L.3a 6.L.3a

Concise Language: "To be" less wordy

Author: Linda Neuman

This lesson goes over how to reduce wordiness in writing.

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To Be or Not To Be?

Watch this slideshow to see how the simple verb form "to be" might be bogging down your writing. You will learn how to spot and eliminate the unnecessary "to be" from your work.