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
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