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What word means: the way a piece of writing is organized?
FOCUS
What type of writing explains or informs readers?
EXPOSITORY
What type of writing focuses on convincing readers of an opinion?
PERSUASIVE
What type of writing tries to get a reader to take a particular action?
PERSUASIVE
What is the final sentence of a paragraph called?
CLINCHER
What piece of writing is short and is written in a personal point of view?
ESSAY
The __________ of any written piece is the arrangement or sequence of it.
ORDER
What short piece of writing is a group of words the make one complete thought?
SENTENCE
What short piece of writing is a group of sentences about one idea?
PARAGRAPH
What term describes the central idea or thought of a paragraph?
MAIN IDEA
What term is used to describe the subject of a piece of writing?
TOPIC
What type of words or phrases are used to move smoothly from one paragraph to another?
TRANISTIONS