used to convice the reader of the writer's point of view
giving information; instructive
The telling of a story or an account of an event or series of events.
the purpose of the author is to inform, explain, describe, or define his or her subject to the reader.
the primary position taken by a writer or speaker
|main idea|| |
central thought or message
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connects one sentence to another or one paragraph to another; After, finally, soon, next, for example, furthermore, ect.
a final settlement
sets the mood, gives the setting, introduces background info and main characters, hooks the reader
Introduction to get the reader's attention.
one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas
|body paragraphs||the paragraphs where the evidence and facts are given supporting the thesis|
the subject treated in a paragraph or work
sharpness or clarity, the center of interest or attention
|conventions||grammar, usage, punctuation, spelling, etc.|
the choices a writer makes; the combination of distinctive features of a literary work
is the first stage of the writing process. It is when a writer gathers his/her thoughts before writing. This can be done by making a list, web, outline, etc.
the second stage of the writing process, in which writers pour out ideas in a rough draft.
read the written draft for accuracy and clarity and correct errors
correcting errors (spelling, punctuation, capitalization) in a piece of writing
arranged in an orderly way, Putting things in an order that makes sense, writing a strong lead and conclusion, and connecting ideas with transitions.
a structure for planning that includes only the main points which will define the paper
coming up with different topics to write about
clearness in thought or expression
a short piece of nonfiction prose that examines a single subject
Third step in the writing process; the writer seeks to improve a piece of writing by refining ideas and clarifying language
in a piece of writing, the ideas that a writer communicates
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a combination of words organized to convey a clear thought, simple, compound, complex, compound-complex
|writer's voice|| |
The writer's awareness and effective use of writing elements
act of clarifying; adding details
one's listener or readership; those to whom a speech or piece of writing is addressed
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