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Space Order


Space order means writing about objects in the order of where they are located. When you are writing a description of how something looks, or how to go somewhere, you need to use space order. For example, you can describe something from the top to the bottom, from the nearest point to the farthest point, from the right side to the left side.

Here is an example of using space order to describe a dress:

The dress has a white collar.

It has long sleeves.

It has a wide belt.

The skirt part of the dress is straight and narrow.

The dress is short. It does not fall below the knees.