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Writing Terms/POAB

Body The stories text
Topic Sentence Main sentence that tells you what the text is about
Sensory Details Details using the five senses
Thesis Statement Main idea over a whole piece of writing
Index Lists pages of a topic in the back of a book
Appendix Additional information within a book
Glossary A dictionary within a book
Bibliography Lists sources used
Title Title and Date published
Footnotes Extra info at the bottom of a page
Table of Contents Outline of a book
Central Idea Main Idea
Coherence Making ideas or things flow easily or smoothly
Essay A short writing on a particular subject
Jornal A daily account of events
Descriptive Writing Writing that uses lots of detail
Personal Narrative Writing about an event or experience that has happen to you
Plagiarism Taking someones work and trying to make it your own
Transitions Words that move you on from one paragraph to the next
Persuasive Writing Writing that convinces
Expository Writing Writing that informs/explains
Supporting Details Details that support the topic sentence
Primary Source First hand information
Secondary Source Handed down information
Slang Informal words
Voice Authors attitude through her writing
Subjective Opinions and feelings
Objective Straightforward facts
Created by: Madi_Bayless
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