Page 88 provides three student-generated passages that model effective use of words, phrases, and sentences. Review this page. Then have students write their own passage, starting with one of the following sentence starters:
- I woke up feeling great, but . . .
- We came here on ____________ , and I . . .
Ask for volunteers to read their work out loud. Have the rest of the class listen for stylistic words, phrases, and sentences.
Explain that writers should strive to express their ideas honestly, sincerely, and with deep feeling—all key characteristics of effective style.