What We Know about Writing: 8 Kinds of Writing

Kinds of Writing

Know what type of writing you are being asked to write and gear your style to fit the purpose. It will make your writing better and soon you'll be a master writer!

Middle school students typically face 8 Kinds of Writing assignments:
  1. Autobiographies: an account of a person's life written by that person.  
  2. Biographiesor simply bio is a detailed description or account of a person's life. It entails more than basic facts (education, work, relationships, and death)
  3. Cause and effect :the principle of causation. 
  4. Evaluation the making of a judgement about the amount, number, or value of something; assessment.
  5. Information reports Report used to forward raw information collected to fulfill intelligence requirements
  6. Observational writingexperimental: relying on observation or experiment
  7. Problem/solution writing, and : the processes involved in solving problems
  8. Short stories. :a story with a fully developed theme but significantly shorter and less elaborate than a novel.

  أنواع الكتابة عند Allen S. 

السيرة الذاتية
سيرة ذاتية بتفاصيل حياة شخص
السبب والنتيجة/الاثر
تقارير المعلومات
الكتابة من الملاظة والتجربة
كتابة المشكلة والحل
القصص القصيرة

 Allen S. Goose, "8 Kinds of Writing: Lessons and Practice for Writing Tests and Samples" Publisher: Walch Publishing | 2001, 2nd Edition | ISBN: 0825142555