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WRITING DEFINITIONS Definitions - Used to provide the meaning of a particular word or term - Can be formal, informal, or extended 1) Formal- include the term (word to be defined), class (group where the term belongs), and the distinguishing features (unique qualities) 2) Informal definition- do not include distinguishing features 3) Extended definitions- essay length texts that use different rhetorical patterns -not only define but describe, compare and contrast, and show cause and effect relationships Concept Paper - Purpose is to define, explain, classify, and categorize Organization: 1. Introduction- thesis statement 2. Body- discussion of 3 points 3. Conclusion- recap and restatement Bear Facts The sloth bear has the shaggiest fur. The most accurate way to determine the age of a bear is to count the rings in a cross section of its tooth root under a microscope. Bears have two layers of fur. A short layer of fur keeps the bear warm. And a

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