Terms in this set (17)
The writing contains descriptive words that gives specific details and characteristics about something
Problem and Solution
A difficulty is described and an answer is offered.
Chronological and Sequence
The writing is set up as a starting date and an ending date. Events happen in order. Steps such as first, second, third, etc.
Compare and Contrast
The writing explains how 2 or more things are the same and different
Cause and Effect
An action and its results are discussed
Question and Answer
A question or questions are asked and then they are answered in some way.
Description signal words
such as, for instance, in addition, also, specifically, for example
question/answer signal words
who? what? where? how? why? when?
compare/contrast signal words
like, unlike, different, the same, similarly, opposed to
problem and solution signal words
issue, since, as a result, solution, leads to
cause and effect signal words
because, since, if/then, due to, as a result, for this reason, on account of
Order and Sequence
Organized as a series of events or steps in chronological order; a process
Uses words like: For instance, such as, most important
Goose bumps make me shiver. I get little bumps on my skin. They look like little bubbles.
Cause and Effect
Organized using events and their consequences
Order and Sequence Signal Words
During, next, following
Cause and Effect Signal Words
In order to, consequently, this leads to -
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