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Text Types and Purposes: Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
Text Types and Purposes: Use appropriate transitions to clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
Text Types and Purposes: Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Text Types and Purposes: Establish and maintain a formal style.
Text Types and Purposes: Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the information or explanation presented.
Text Types and Purposes: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
Text Types and Purposes: Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
Text Types and Purposes: Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
Text Types and Purposes: Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.
Text Types and Purposes: Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.