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13 Cards in this Set

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Time order sequence
Listing in order things or events. For example, passages involving a progression of dates
Simple listing
Of ideas, events, activities. Items in no particular order. For example, list of organizational patterns
Extended to provide examples. Explanation or clarification of a word or teerm. For example, a passage defines "Americanism" and lists examples to clarify
Dividing a subject into categories. Ideas are presented from general to specific. For example, classifying different types of schools or archetecture.
Cause and effect
Claims that the existence of a first event is sufficient to guarantee the occurence of a second. Demonstration of how an event came to be, due to certain circomstances
Comparison and contrast
Pointing out similarities or differences. For example, passage might look at the difference in values of renting and purchasing.
Of a person, place, or event. For example, going into detail about life of Abraham Lincoln
For example, describing the steps to prepare a turkey dinner
Spatial/place order
For example, describing the location of a mountain home
Order of importance
Listing items by value. For example, listing in order the items needed by a homeowner encountering a hurricane
Development of a subject point by point. For example, developing the subject of discipline with many points
Making of a general statement, which includes the support of specific examples.
Summation of what has already been said but in greater detail.