Writing in Threes          


When authors write and are listing ideas or feelings, they often write three things.  Three words are often more interesting and flow better.  Read the two sentences below.

     The rain forest is green and beautiful.

The rain forest is green, beautiful, and full of life.

Both sentences are correct, but the second one is more interesting to read.

When reading, look for authors use of threes.  Use threes to make your own writing more interesting.

Write some samples you find in books or write yourself.

Samples from books:

1._______________________________________________________

2._______________________________________________________

3._______________________________________________________

Now write some of your own.

1. ______________________________________________________

2.______________________________________________________

3.______________________________________________________

4.______________________________________________________

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