Writing in the Classroom: Middle School: Purpose

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  1. purpose
    an anticipated outcome that guides your planned actions
  2. message
    what a communication that is about something is about
  3. author
    a person who writes professionally
  4. audience
    the part of the general public interested in something
  5. explanatory
    serving or intended to make clear
  6. expository
    serving to expound or set forth
  7. informational
    relating to or conveying facts and knowledge
  8. informative
    serving to instruct or enlighten
  9. procedural
    of or relating to processes
  10. persuasive
    intended or having the power to induce action or belief
  11. entertain
    provide amusement for
  12. viewpoint
    a mental position from which things are considered
  13. position
    a way of regarding situations or topics
  14. opinion
    a personal belief or judgment
  15. assumption
    the act of taking something for granted
  16. assertion
    a declaration that is made emphatically
  17. claim
    an assertion that something is true or factual
  18. counterclaim
    an opinion offered in opposition to another position
  19. argument
    an assertion offered as evidence that something is true
  20. counterargument
    an opinion offered in opposition to another position
  21. attitude
    a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings
  22. mood
    a characteristic state of feeling
  23. style
    a mode of expression typical of a person, group, or period
  24. tone
    a quality that reveals the attitudes of the author
  25. voice
    the distinctive way a writer uses language to express ideas
Created on July 28, 2022 (updated August 2, 2022)

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