Writing Process Prewriting Drafting Revising Editing/Proofreading Publishing/Presenting
Descriptive Writing Uses detail for support Types: – Spatial order (order that it appears) – Order of importance – Chronological order (time order) – Sensory (sight, sound, taste, touch, smell)
Narrative Writing Tells about events or actions as they change over a period of time (tells a story) Typically has story elements: character, setting, and plot
Persuasive Writing Aims at convincing people to think or act in a certain way Steps: – Purpose – Audience – Evidence – Format
Expository Writing Aims at informing and explaining Examples: – Research papers – News articles – How to books/instruction manuals – Essays Introduction with thesis statement Body Conclusion
Favorite Quote Activity #1 Each table will select a quote from the box Everyone in your group needs to write the quote down at the top of his/her paper Your group now has 5 minutes to discuss what the quote means in general and what it means to you personally Next, you will work SILENTLY to write a ½ to one page NARRATIVE WRITING that tells a story about your life that this quote makes you think about
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