This worksheet is centered around the concept of clichés in writing. It prompts the user to explain why clichés are generally advised against in writing and to consider scenarios where using clichés might be appropriate as a literary device. Additionally, the worksheet asks for examples of clichés, encouraging the student to identify common ones. The layout is straightforward, with lined spaces provided for written responses.
The worksheet aims to educate students about the use of clichés and their impact on creative writing. It encourages critical thinking about why clichés can be detrimental to writing quality and originality. The worksheet also acknowledges that clichés can have their place in writing, prompting students to explore this idea. Ultimately, the exercise seeks to enhance students’ awareness and decision-making when it comes to incorporating common phrases in their work.