Structure
Structure II
Structure III
Structure IV
Structure V

100

Words used to create unity. Examples: also, specifically, finally, and next
What are transitions

100

The part of an essay that introduces the subject, creates interest and states the thesis.
What is the introduction

100

This type of essay is often organized in chronological order.
What is narrative

100

A method of reasoning that moves from specifiic evidence to a general conclusion.
What is inductive reasoning

100

An illustration of a general point
What is example

200

Examples, reasons, facts, statistics, details, expert opinions, visuals, personal experiences
What are types of support

200

An introduction can include one of these four things to draws the reader into the subject.
What is background information, a question, a definition, and anecdote.

200

The narrative essay is written from this point-of-view.
What is first person

200

A word's meaning as it appears in the dictionary.
What is definition

200

The basic unit of an essay
What is a paragraph

300

This paragraph restates your thesis, reviews key points and, in some instances, recommends a course of action.
What is the conclusion

300

The main idea of a paragraph is stated here.
What is the topic sentence

300

An essay that focuses on the similarities and differences between two subjects.
What is compare/contrast

300

A method of reasoning that moves from a general premise to a specific conclusion.
What is deductive reasoning

300

A method a writer uses to convince an audience to adopt a belief or follow a course of action
What is persuasion

400

The most important thing NOT to do in a conclusion.
What is introduce new points

400

When the main idea is not stated in a topic sentence but rather suggested throughout a paragraph.
What is implied

400

An essay that discusses the reasons why something occurs or predicts the consequences of something
What is cause/effect

400

The feeling a word generates beyond the literal meaning.
What is connotation

400

A type of comparision in which the writer makes a first point about a subject and then follows with a comparable point about the other subject
What is point-by-point

500

The main point of an essay.
What is the thesis

500

Paragraphs that support and develop the essay's thesis.
What is body paragraphs

500

A sequence of events. One event leads to the next event.
What is causal chain

500

A polite term for an unpleasant concept. Ex. neutralizing the enemy=killing
What is euphemism

500

A desirable trait in a paragraph in which each sentence relates directly to the paragraph's main idea.
What is unity