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Paragraph Organization

Author: Martina Shabram

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Terms to Know
Chronological Paragraphs

Paragraphs that tell what happened in the order in which the events occurred.

Emphatic Paragraphs

Paragraphs that organize concepts based upon importance.


A collection of sentences within a piece of writing, connected by a single focusing idea.

Spatial Paragraphs

Paragraphs that examine the details in a particular setting or of a particular person or object.

TEE Paragraphs

Paragraphs that relay a set of facts, explanations, and analysis; they contain a topic sentence, explanation, and examples.


Words, phrases, or sentences that clarify connections between ideas.