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Writing Paragraphs A well-developed paragraph has 3 parts – Topic sentence – Supporting sentences – Concluding sentence.

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2 Writing Paragraphs A well-developed paragraph has 3 parts – Topic sentence – Supporting sentences – Concluding sentence

3 Topic Sentence

4 Supporting Sentence

5 Unity in the Paragraph Every sentence in a paragraph should support the main idea expressed in the topic sentence. main idea sentence

6 Stick to the point: – Ideas must have a clear & logical relation to each other. Put details or examples in logical order Chronological Showing relation to each other Order of importance Coherence

7 Transition Words Chronological order first meanwhile later afterwards finally Showing relation to each another next to in front of beside between behind Order of importance however furthermore as a result in fact yet

8 The Concluding or Clincher Sentence

9 Types of Paragraphs Narrative paragraph tells a story Persuasive paragraph. tries to convince the audience Descriptive paragraph describes something Expository or explanatory paragraph gives information or explains something

10 Practice Choose a topic – Your family – A vacation – Your cell phone – A meal – A movie… Write a perfect sentence using all the elements we have discussed.


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