Chapters 10-13 - Chapters 10, 11, 12 and 13 Organizing Main...

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Chapters 10, 11, 12 and 13
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Organizing Main Ideas Five major patterns of organization: Chronologically Topically Spatially Causally Problem-solution
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Chronological Organization Organization by time h Often seen in historical speeches and demonstrative speeches h Can be organized forward in time or backward in time
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Topical Organization Often allows you to organize based on personal preference h Principles of primacy and recency h Can organization based on level of complexity, also
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Spatial Organization Involves arranging items according to location and direction h You can organize the items in any direction, but be careful to go in a logical progression. Don’t skip over items
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Causal Organization Can be presented as cause-effect or effect-cause The recency effect can help make your decision about which causal organization style to use.
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Problem-and-Solution Organization Can be presented as problem-solution or solution-problem
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Subdividing Main Ideas
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