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lesson bookUNIT 1 — Lesson 2A
Order of Supporting Paragraphs

 
 
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Chronological or Time Order

When points are presented in the order in which they happen, they are in chronological order. This type of ordering is used when the topic can be divided into steps or stages. It is commonly used in narrative and process essays. The following excerpts are from a process essay about making an ice rink. The paragraphs are ordered from first to last step.

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