GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS for Reading/Writing Patterns

Graphic Organizer for Exemplification or Definition Papers for Lesson 2.4

this form is also suitable for a definition paper by using only one column and adding more supporting detail ovals if more than three definition expansion methods are used. What is your topic? What is your thesis statement? Below are three boxes for subtopics. Under each box for a subtopic is space for 3 supporting details.
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For Lesson 2.2 Graphic Organizer for Narrative, Process, and Cause and Effect Papers

What is your thesis? What is your topic statement? For a Narrative: 1. Starting on the left-hand side, begin with the first major detail and add the remaining details (whether four or many more, simply add squares) in chronological order. For Two Kinds of Cause and Effect Papers: 1. Starting on the left-hand side, square one is the CAUSE and the remaining squares represent the EFFECTS. 2. If the paper is organized the opposite way, the first square represents the EFFECT and the remaining squares represent the CAUSES. 3. If the cause/effect paper is a chain reaction, follow instructions #1 and organize the subsequent effects in chronological order.
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2.3 Graphic Organizer for a Comparison and Contrast Paper

What is your topic? What is your thesis statement? What are the unique characteristics of Topic A? What are the unique characteristics of Topic B? What do both A & B share?
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2.4 Graphic Organizer for an Argument or Persuasive Paper

What is your topic? What is your claim? What is your thesis statement? Below are three boxes for different reasons. Below each reason box are two boxes for evidence. At the bottom is a box for Counter claim and a box for Rebuttal.
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