Principle 3: Organize Paragraphs Logically (Objective 3) Using the direct plan, indicate the most logical order of these two groups of sentences by listing their letters in that order: a. Economic competitiveness drives school reform. Schools need to upgrade and integrate strong math and science skills in the curriculum. All content areas should improve reading skills. A competitive workforce must have ability to read technical manuals, perform basic math calculations, and apply science skills in a work setting. a. The facts in your request clearly supported your position. Your request to attend the conference is approved. Report these expenses to me when you return. Please keep a careful record of your travel expenses.