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1

used to explain either how to do something or how something was done; serves to organize something in a step-by-step manner; can serve both scientific and literary needs

process analysis

2

explains why things should be or should have been done; explains processes responsible for the process

cause and effect

3

defining the terms you are using to clarify for the reader

definition

4

used to communicate a scene, specific place, or person; uses objective (based on facts) and subjective (based on feelings or opinions) perspectives

description

5

story when pieces of info are arranged in chronological order

narration

6

part to whole; when specific examples are used to reach a general conclusion

induction

7

whole to part; use of generalization to draw a conclusion about a specific case

deduction