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The Writing Process

Expository Writing Writing that provides information and explains it
Direct Quotation Words taken directly from the text and put into quotation marks " "
Paraphrase Re-telling the text in your own words
Summary Re-telling only the major points of the text and using your own words
Persuasive Writing Writing that tries to convice the reader to share the writer's opinions
Narrative Writing tells a story
Descriptive Writing describes a person, place, thing, or event by using vivid details; often focuses the 5 sense
Noun a person, place, thing, idea (heaven), or state of being (fear)
Pronoun a word that takes the place of a noun (he, she, it)
Common Noun does not need to be capitalized
Proper Noun a name given to a SPECIFIC person, place, or thing; should be capitalized
Verb the action in the sentence; tells what someone or something did
Adverb describes a verb (Ex: quickly, slowly, suddenly)
Adjective describes a noun
Conjuction And, or, but, and so. Joins words, phrases, or sentences.
Preposition Used to tell the position of one noun to another noun (in, of, above, around, for, between, around, below, under, out)
Interjection a word or phrase used with an exclamation mark to express emotion (ex: Ugh! Stop! Help!)
Possessive Noun shows ownership (ex: Jacob's house)
Quotation Marks used to show the exact words of a speaker: The coach said, "Be a team player."
Created by: shaughnessy



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