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Title: UNIT TWO Non-Fiction


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UNIT TWO Non-Fiction
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nonfiction
  • Prose writing that deals with real events and
    people.

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Types of Nonfiction
  • Essays
  • Formal
  • Informal
  • Exposition
  • Informational Texts
  • Reference Materials
  • Articles
  • Manuals
  • Description
  • Persuasive Writing and Oratory Speeches
  • Narration
  • Biography/Autobiography

4
How to determine Text Structure in a Text
  • Look for Authors Purpose
  • Examine Diction (Word Choice)
  • Notice Key Words (TRANSITIONS)

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Authors Purpose

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Purposes for writing nonfiction
  • To inform
  • To explain
  • To describe
  • To entertain
  • To persuade

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TEXT STRUCTURES

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  • Text Structure is the Organizational Pattern
    found in non-fiction.

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Chronological Order/ Sequence
  • Follows a step by step approach or describes an
    event in the specific order as it occurred.
    (Describes in terms of TIME).
  • Key Words
  • Next, first, last, second, another, then, after,
    additionally, initially, before, not long after,
    when etc.

10
Spatial Order
  • A place or event is described in with respect to
    its relationship to other things in terms of
    location. Vividly describes the topic/experience.
  • Key Words
  • Next, beside, around, under, above, before,
    (prepositional words)

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Order of Importance
  • A main idea is supported by details according to
    their effectiveness.
  • Key Words
  • For instance, for example, furthermore, in
    addition to, such as, also, in fact, Most
    importantly

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Cause and Effect
  • A writer relays an occurrence (Effect) and the
    factors leading to the occurrence (Cause)
  • Key Words
  • Consequently, therefore, as a result, thereby,
    leads to, because, this lead to, since, may be
    due to

13
Comparison/Contrast
  • A writer discusses the similarities and
    differences associated with two ideas/objects.
  • Key Words
  • However, unlike, like, by contrast, yet, in
    comparison, although, on the other hand, instead
    of, unless, not only-but also, different from,
    similar to
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