Presentation on theme: "How to Write Body Paragraphs"— Presentation transcript:
1 How to Write Body Paragraphs Student Step by Step Guide
2 Basic Essay… Paragraph One: The introductory paragraph begins with an attention grabber.Then, restate and define the topic.
3 Basic Essay…Paragraph One (continued):State three arguments, explanations, examples, or descriptive details.Conclude with a transition sentence that leads to the next paragraph.
4 Body Paragraphs… Paragraphs 2, 3, 4: Use a different transition at the beginning of each paragraph.Restate one argument, explanation, example, or descriptive detail. Then, expand on it with evidence that supports it.
5 Body Paragraphs… Paragraphs 2, 3, 4: Each paragraph needs an introductory sentence and a concluding sentence.These are the paragraphs where it is important to use spectacular word choice to show your vocabulary knowledge.
6 Body Paragraphs…Paragraphs 2, 3, 4:Use elaborated examples, sensory details, and a variety of support.Make sure the relationship between the main idea and the supporting details of each paragraph is clear.
7 Basic Essay…Paragraph Five:Conclude by restating your topic in words that are different from those in paragraph one. Summarize paragraphs two, three, and four. Draw a one sentence conclusion. End with a statement that makes the reader think or smile.
8 Transition WordsTransition words that add to or continue an idea you are writing about…AdditionallyAfterwardsAgainAlsoAndAs previously statedAt lastAt lengthAt the same timebesides
9 Transition WordsTransition words that add to or continue an idea you are writing about…EmbracingEncompassingEventuallyExtendingFirstFurthermoreIn additionIn conclusionIncludingInitially
10 Transition WordsTransition words that add to or continue an idea you are writing about…LaterLikewiseMeanwhileMoreoverNextOverallPresentlyPreviouslySecondSinceSoon
11 Transition WordsTransition words that add to or continue an idea you are writing about…SubsequentlySupplementingThenTo begin withWhile
12 Transition WordsTransition words that show a similarity between ideas…AgainAlsoAs a matter of factAs wellBesidesFor example
13 Transition WordsTransition words that show a similarity between ideas…FurthermoreLikewiseIn a like mannerIn additionIn the same wayIn a similar caseSimilarly