Presentation on theme: "Chapter 3: Reviewing Paragraph Essentials From this chapter, youll learn how to identify the key elements of paragraph use repetition and reference in."— Presentation transcript:
Key Term: Topic The topic of a paragraph is the subject under discussion. answers the question: What person, place, event, or thing is the author discussing? is the starting point for figuring out the readings main idea, or central thought. is repeated or referred to throughout the paragraph. does not appear once and disappear; there are references to it throughout the paragraph. can be expressed in single words or phrases. e.g., Wikileaks, faking Facebook profiles, bird flu vaccines, tax revolts, and cross word puzzles
Whats the Best Answer? a)Otitis externa commonly affects swimmers. b)Otitis externa typically afflicts people who wear ear phones a lot. c)An inflamed ear canal, fever, and intense itching are the main symptoms of otitis externa. d)An inflammation of the external ear canal is called otitis externa, also known as swimmers ear.