9/11 Organizational Patterns

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A Time Order Sequence Organizational Pattern is when texts are written in a timeline format, such as recipes, directions, and events in history. September 11th 2001 was an important event in history, so, most books, like this one were written in this organizational pattern. September 11th, 2001, written by Wilburn Hampton, was written in Time Order Organizational Pattern. To start the book, we were introduced to the ordinary lives of our characters before the attack. They all started the day off like they normally would, most leaving for work Then, the first plane hits the North Tower, and the people of New York are confused, thinking it was just an accident. Soon after, another plane hits the South Tower, and everyone knows that they are under attack. This section was written in order of how it happened. The next section switches perspectives between people inside and out of …show more content…

Then, they bring in the heavy machinery to clean up the aftermath. After, the relatives of "lost" people in towers put up wanted signs, still holding on to hope that their loved ones will be found, but none are, except for the few trapped in Stairwell B. Finally, when all hope is lost, people start start to hold funerals for the deceased. This sections shows how September 11th, 2001 had lasting effects on the people of New York. Lastly, we learn the identities of who was involved that day. We also learn how our characters are dealing with pain and memories of that day. The last section is short, but holds a lot of information about after September 11th, 2001. Time Order Organizational Pattern is important to September 11th, 2001 because it helps organize the story by how it happened. Wilburn Hampton uses Time Order Sequence Organizational Pattern in September 11th, 2001. By Grace Washney and Jenna Moore, 1st

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