Listing Characteristics

After the discussion, choose one animal. Your choice maybe serious or humorous. In the space below, freewrite, brainstorm, or cluster to develop your ideas. 3. Finally, complete the outline. In the blanks for characteristics, use either all adjectives or all nouns. A paragraph has three main parts. The first part is the topic sentence. It is called the topic sentence because it tells the topic or main idea of the paragraph. The second main part is the supporting sentences. The supporting...

The Writing Process

Clustering The Writing Process

In this section, you will write a space-order description of a place. First, answer the questions to see if you have learned the main points of Unit 3. What are the two elements of a good description What are some different kinds of space order How can you make your details specific Where are two places in a sentence that you can find adjectives What is a prepositional phrase What is special bout prepositional phrases of place and time How can you use them to improve your sentences Clustering,...

Stating Reasons an Using Examples

Reasons For Using

Transition Signals with Reasons and Examples 9 Independen t and Dependen t Clauses Capitalization Two More Rules 9 Personal Letter Form Preivriting In this unit, you will write another listing-order paragraph and use reasons and specific examples to prove your points. Use whichever prewriting method works best for you to do the following activity. 1. If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you like to go on your next vacation Choose a place that everyone in your group knows well. It...