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Writing Skills: Clarity and Simplification

So many middle school and high school students struggle to express their thoughts and ideas clearly. These three printable worksheet pages allow students to work on simplifying phrases and sentences, thereby improving the clarity of their writing. These tasks also help students improve their comprehension, since simplifying requires an analysis of meanings.
Writing Skills - Clarity and Simplification

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