Organizational Patterns for Descriptive Writing

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The organizational principles a writer chooses in descriptive writing _____.

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1. Chronological organization of a descriptive piece shows the reader the scene by _____.

2. The most common organizational styles for descriptive writing are _____.

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Complete the quiz and worksheet to see what you know about methods for organizing descriptive writing. Organizational styles and the importance of organizing descriptive writing are some topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these resources to check your understanding of:

  • Type of organization that allows a writer to walk the reader through scenes step by step
  • What chronological organization of a descriptive piece shows the reader
  • Effects of organization principles a writer chooses
  • Most common organizational styles for descriptive writing
  • An advantage of using order of importance

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on organizing descriptive writing
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how the organizational principle a writer chooses to use impacts the piece of writing
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a benefit of using order of importance to organize descriptive writing and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson named Organizational Patterns for Descriptive Writing can help you learn more about these patterns. Goals you can complete thanks to this lesson include:

  • Review the structure of topical organization
  • Understand why descriptive writing needs to be organized
  • Analyze attributes of descriptive writing
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