Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Author's Organizational Patterns

No description
by

Tanya Hall

on 6 January 2016

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Author's Organizational Patterns

Author's Organizational Patterns
What is an author's organizational pattern?
An autho'r organizational pattern is just a fancy way of talking about the way an author writes nonfiction text. You know it as cause and effect, compare and contrast, and chronological order, but there are many other patterns that we will soon learn about.
Create your foldable
Notes in your foldable
On the flap of your foldable, you
will write signal words that
indicate that organizational pattern.

On the other side, you will write
the definition (or what is occuring)
with that particular pattern.
Signal Words
1. Place your paper with A.O. Patterns facing up.
2. Fold left side of paper
over until it meets A.O.P.
3. Cut under each word
JUST on the top paper.

What does the word "signal" mean?
Cause and Effect
Definition: Describes how one
or more things cause or are
related to another.
A few more...
since
effect
caused
Compare and Contrast

Definition: Tells how facts, people, events, and/or concepts are similar and different.
Chronological Order or Sequence
Definition: Tells the sequence in which events occur in time.
*MUST BE IN A SPECIFIC ORDER.
first, second, today, not long ago,
finally, meanwhile, now
Enumeration
Definition: A list in NO SPECIFIC ORDER. (grocery list, list of reasons)
first, second, another, several, also
Process
Definition: Tells the procedure or process for how something is done or created.
begins with,
in order to,
first, second,
last
Concept/Definition
Definition: Explains the meaning of a word or phrase.
Full transcript