Organizational Patterns

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Organizational Patterns Categorical - Parts that make up the whole Sequential - Develop a timeline or series of steps Spatial - Map ideas visually or literally with a visual aid Categorical When you use the parts to the whole method you are simply dividing your main idea into several subtopics. A fairly recent example that uses a topical method of arrangement is President Bill Clinton's Radio Address to the Nation on June 7, 1997. In the speech, the President spoke about the problem of hate in our society and organized his discussion around three types of hate that our society needs to address. 1. racism and violence against African Americans 2. homophobia expressed as violence and discrimination toward gay and lesbian people 3. anti-semitism and hate directed toward Jewish people. Sequential A chronology is useful for narrating a series of events or steps in a process. A causal argument can also be formed by developing a time line for how a sequence of causes produced an outcome. A good historical example of the chronological method of arrangement is President Franklin D. Roosevelt's
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