All: it's been a busy week. 'Tis the season! We've been focused on sentence patterns, and I will reiterate forever (redundant much? ;) the reasons we are learning and practicing this skill:
Many of you have had some pretty awesome insights, like: "Be verb" sentences are the heart of the work. Or, "Be verb" sentences reiterate and categorize. And "The repetition of verb patterns definitely establish mood or tone."