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Text Types and Purposes: Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
Text Types and Purposes: Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
Text Types and Purposes: Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).
Text Types and Purposes: Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Text Types and Purposes: Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
Text Types and Purposes: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
Text Types and Purposes: Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
Text Types and Purposes: Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
Text Types and Purposes: Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.
Text Types and Purposes: Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.