Presentation on theme: "Writing Paragraphs A well-developed paragraph has 3 parts – Topic sentence – Supporting sentences – Concluding sentence."— Presentation transcript:
Writing Paragraphs A well-developed paragraph has 3 parts – Topic sentence – Supporting sentences – Concluding sentence
Unity in the Paragraph Every sentence in a paragraph should support the main idea expressed in the topic sentence. main idea sentence
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
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
The Concluding or Clincher Sentence
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
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.