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Writing Expository InformExplainDescribePersuadeDefine Narrative Story with characters, setting, plot
Texts that are told in order, the way they happened or the way they should happen. Finally Meanwhile After When First Later Next Then
To make a grilled cheese sandwich, first assemble the ingredients. Then put the cheese and mayonnaise on the buttered bread. Next place the assembled sandwich in the skillet. Turn on the heat and fry the sandwich until it is golden brown on each side. Remove from the heat, let it cool, cut it in half, and put it on a plate.
Assemble the ingredients. Put cheese and mayonnaise on buttered bread. Place the sandwich in the skillet. Turn on heat and fry sandwich until golden brown on both sides. Remove from heat, let cool, cut in half, put it on plate.
Showing how two or more things are alike and different. Similarly The same Like But However Nevertheless In contrast Different from
Math and English are both subjects in school as well as important life skills. However, there are many differences between them. English deals with words. It focuses on how those words form fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. In contrast, Math deals with numbers. It focuses on how those numbers form algebra, geometry, and calculus.
English -Words --Fiction --Non-fiction --Poetry Math -Numbers -Algebra -Geometry -Calculus Both -School -Life Skills
A topic is described by listing characteristics, features, or examples. For example For instance Such as Is like In addition Also In particular
My best friend’s name is Tina. Physically, she is blonde, petite, and muscular. She is very talented in gymnastics, piano, and is on the honor roll. Her personality is kind, considerate, and compassionate. We get along so well because she is logical, rational, and witty.
Blonde, petite, muscular Gymnast, pianist, honor student Logical, rational, witty Kind, considerate, compassionate My best friend, Tina
Writing about what makes something happen and the outcome that comes afterwards. If/Then As a result Therefore Consequently Since Because Hence Thus
People who have quit smoking look back on the experience and note that there were consequences associated with the habit. One thing former smokers said was that smoking caused them to have bad health, in some cases even causing cancer. Another result of smoking was smelling like smoke all the time even when not smoking. Furthermore, former smokers also are glad to no longer have the financial strain of purchasing expensive cigarettes.
Smoking Bad health Odor of smoke Financial strain
Writing that gives details of a problem and lists possible solutions to the problem. Problem is Solution is If/Then To solve
On the last report card, the principal noticed that grades were low for many students. To help improve their grades, students were encouraged to study more, especially during 8 th period. Also, if students need help understanding, they should attend scheduled tutoring. If grades are still low, students should ask if there is extra credit available. Hopefully by following these steps, the next report card will have higher grades.
Low grades Study more Go to tutoring Ask for extra credit