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Informational papers

Informational papers

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  1.  

    Introduce informational writing, its purpose, and what must be included in this style of writing (e.g. research, observations, definitions, etc.).

  2.  

    Explain informative papers that classify information and which patterns of organization are appropriate.

  3.  

    Explain informative papers that show cause and effect and which patterns of organization are appropriate.

  4.  

    Explain informative papers that compare and contrast and which patterns of organization are appropriate. 

  5.  

    Explain informative papers that define and give examples and which patterns of organization are appropriate. 

  6.  

    Explain informative papers that summarize and which patterns of organization are appropriate. 

 

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand how to write a paper and who is confused about how to write effective informational papers. It will explain several common types of informational papers and how to outline them. 

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Tutorial

Introduction to Informative Writing

This video explains the genre of informative writing, as well as provides different type of informative pieces and their purposes.

Classification Writing

This video explains how to write the informative writing piece of classification writing using headings and subheadings, as well as outlining, as an organization pattern.

Source: Melissa

Cause and Effect Writing

This video explains how to use informative writing in order to present a cause and effect piece.

Comparison and Contrast Writing

This video explains different options for ogranizing and presenting comparison and contrast writing.

Source: Melissa Stephenson

Definition Writing

This video explains how to compose a definition piece of informative writing.

Source: Melissa Stephenson

Summary Writing

This video explains how to effectively write a summary, informative piece as an entire paper.

Source: Melissa Stephenson