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Recognize Effective Organization in Writing
Recognizing Methods of Paragraph Organization
Paragraphs can be developed in all the ways mentioned on the previous screen: reasons, concrete details, specific examples, facts, statistics, incidents and narratives.
Paragraphs may also use:
- cause and effect,
- definition, and
These methods are often used in combination to support a main point. If a combination of methods is used, however, it should be used to make the main point clearer.