Narrative
Persuasive
Descriptive
Informative
What genre is it?
100
What is the purpose of the orientation part of a narrative.
It tells when, where, who, or what. It sets the scene and mood, and introduces the characters.
100
What information is in the position paragraph of a persuasive paper?
states the issue or topic and then tells what you think about it
100
What information should be included in the introduction in a descriptive paper?
General statements about the subject - who, what, when, or where.
100
What information would you include in the introduction of an informative paper?
a difinition, classification, or brief description
100
Explain how a process in nature works. For example, you could write about the seasons or the stages in the life of a plant or animal. Do research if necessary to gather facts and supporting details.
Informative
200
What is included in the complication part of a narrative?
A dilemma or problem which disrupts normal life and sets off a sequence of events.
200
What information is written in the argument section of a persuasive paper?
reasons to believe the writer with supporting evidence
200
If you are writing a descriptive paper about a person, name 2 bits of information you would want to include.
What they look like, what they do, how they act, what they like or dislike, and/or what makes them special.
200
If you were writing an informative paper about a person, what type of information would you include in the description/facts section?
the person's name, age, appearance, personality, occupation, achievements, history
200
Think of a time when you were nervous. It might be your first plane ride or the first time you slept over night with a friend. Tell what happened and how you reacted.
Narrative
300
What are some transition words to use in a narrative?
first, next, after that, then, finally
300
What are some transition words you can use in a persuasive paper?
one reason, another reason, in addition, as you can see
300
If you are writing a descriptive paper about a thing, what are 2 bits of information you would include?
How it looks, sounds, feels, smells, tastes; where it is seen or found; what it does; how it is used; what makes it special.
300
If you were writing an informative paper about a place, what type of information would you include in the description/facts section?
location, climate, geography, population, culture, history
300
What new club or organization would you like to have at your school? Write an essay that you might use to convince your principal to sponsor this organization.
Persuasive
400
What is the resolution of the narrative?
a climax or ending where the problem is resolved
400
What is written in the summing up paragraph of a persuasive paper?
restate your position and main arguments
400
What would you write in the conlusion of a descriptive paper?
sum up the main ideas
400
If you were writing an informative paper about an object, what type of information would you include in the description/facts section?
appearance, parts, functions, features, uses, value
400
Think about the last time you attended a special event such as a concert, a fair, or a sports event. Describe what it was like to be there. Make the reader feel he or she is there with you.
Descriptive
500
What are the parts of a narrative paper?
orientation, complication, sequence of events, and the resolution
500
What are the sections of a persuasive paper?
position, arguments, and summing up
500
Name the 3 sections of a descriptive paper.
introduction, descriptive/details, and conclusion
500
What are the main parts of an informative paper?
introduction, description/facts, and conclusion
500
What are the 5 steps in the writing process?
prewrite, draft, revise, edit, publish
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