Nonfiction writing is a primary focal point for language arts classes across the United States. Students are no longer expected to just write creative short stories or basic poetry. Instead, students are expected to pen informational feature articles, argumentative speeches, and other forms of nonfiction writing.
Teachers will collectively agree that the best authors make use of a variety of detail types. By using statistics, facts, historical examples, personal examples, amongst other detail types, one’s main idea can be accurately developed to reflect far beyond just an apprentice writer.