Interactive Rubric for Written Communication: 4.3. Sequence

This guide will help you understand common conventions of academic writing and the application of marking rubrics



Definition (formal)

Sequence refers to the order of sections, sentences or ideas within a piece of writing.

Definition (informal)

Sequence: What goes where?


For example, the Persuasive Essay Example includes a logical sequence of (a) a title, (b) a thesis, (c) definitions, (d) arguments, evidence and examples, (e) a brief discussion of implications, and (f) a summary. Items a and b appear in the introduction; d and e appear in the body; and f appears in the conclusion.

Resources (textbook)

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Resources (web)

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