Country Report (Con)

Sentence Pattern for Conclusion

It's time to review the sentence pattern we used in the conclusion of your "pro" country report.

This time, think of three things that you hate about school. Each "thing" should consist of an adjective-noun combination (or possibly a noun with a prepositional phrase). For example:

Now study this sentence pattern.

__________, __________, and __________—these are some of the reasons that ______________.

By filling in the blanks, we can write a sentence something like this:

There are many variations to this pattern. Here are some more examples:

Heads Up!

Don't forget this sentence pattern! We're going to use it in the conclusion of your essay.

Lesson Steps


Open up your writing portfolio, and go to

  • Writing Exercise #4



Think of something you hate.

Using the pattern described in this lesson, explain why you hate it.

3 Congratulations! You're done with this lesson.

Instructions for the Quiz

Answer the questions.