Step 4.1: 24 Sentence Patterns Used by Pros

Why is this important? Subject predicate. Subject predicate. Subject predicate. Are you bored yet? I am. Learning how to use the 24 most powerful sentence patterns used by professional writers not only varies your sentence structure and eliminates boredom (always a bad thing to bore your reader), but these sentence patterns are sheer dynamite when used at the right moments. And—it gets better—there are only 24 of them to master! I will explain each in simple terms below and give you examples. I teach these to my middle school students, who are ready to create more elegant papers and fiction—if they can do it, so can you! For more practice, buy this wonderful book (the source).

   The Art of Styling Sentences   The Art of Styling Sentences by Ann Longknife, PhD, and K.D. Sullivan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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