Narrative
Expository
Persuasive
Organization
Writing Process

100

This element of narrative writing refers to when and where the events in the story take place.
Setting

100

Paragraphs in expository writing usually begin with a sentence that states the main idea of the paragraph. What is this sentence typically called?
The Topic Sentence

100

What is the primary purpose of a persuasive essay?
To argue or persuade

100

An organized essay should begin with this type of paragraph.
Introduction Paragraph

100

This stage of the writing process deals with brainstorming and planning your writing.
Prewriting

200

This element in narrative writing refers to the main events of a story. Usually this element refers to the beginning, middle, and end events of a story.
Plot

200

The sentences that develop the topic/main idea are typically referred to as what type of sentences in an expository essay?
Supporting Sentences

200

Many persuasive paragraph state a clear position of a proposition or proposal in this sentence.
The topic sentence (thesis sentence and claim are also acceptable)

200

An organized essay should include body paragraphs in this section of the essay.
The Middle of the Essay

200

This stage of the writing process deals with writing a rough draft.
Drafting

300

While some narratives are personal non-fiction narratives, others narratives relate to this literary genre.
Fiction

300

What is the purpose of a how-to expository essay?
To explain/describe how to do something

300

Many persuasive paragraphs support the position with organized and relevant evidence in this type of sentences.
Supporting Sentences

300

An organized essay should end with this type of paragraph.
Concluding Paragraph

300

This stage of the writing process deals with improving the organization and ideas within and between paragraphs.
Revising

400

This is the literary term for the people mentioned in a narrative.
Characters

400

What is the purpose of a comparison and contrast expository essay?
To show how something is similar or different

400

Effective persuasive essays will address the readers' concerns and these types of arguments.
Counterarguments (opposing arguments are also acceptable)

400

These words or phrases help make connections between sentences and paraphrases. Examples of this organizational element includes words or phrases like, "in addition," "first of all," and "second."
Transitions

400

This stage of the writing process deals with correcting errors in spelling, punctuation, etc.
Editing

500

Fill in the blank: narratives are stories or event that have a clear beginning, middle, and _____________.
End

500

What is the purpose of a problem-and-solution expository essay?
To describe how to solve a problem

500

Effective persuasive paragraphs should provide a sense of closure using these types of sentences.
Concluding Sentences

500

How do essays written in chronological order organize details?
By starting with what happened first and then following the order in which what occurred next

500

This stage of the writing process deals with presenting your final draft of your writing to an audience.
Publishing