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Paragraphs

  1. 1. by WILMER PUERTAS Page 1
  2. 2. A Paragraph is a group of connectedsentences that is generally made up ofone main idea and a group of supportingsentences. Paragraphs are the basic unitfor building longer pieces of writing, e.gessays, reports, assignments etc. Page 2
  3. 3. • INTRODUCTORY• DEVELOPMENT• TRANSITION• CONCLUDING Page 3
  4. 4. . The introductory paragraph does not gointo detail, it just gives a general idea ofthe material and lets the reader knowwhat areas it will cover. Page 4
  5. 5. • The development paragraph usually begins with a topic sentence. The topic sentence states what the paragraph is about. Page 5
  6. 6. The transition paragraph is usually short andnot all articles need transition paragraphs.They are used to emphasize change. It’s adividing line when you need to move fromone aspect of the subject to another. Page 6
  7. 7. The concluding paragraph is where youwrap it all up and reiterate the highpoints, but you do not want to create anabrupt stop here. Page 7
  8. 8. Understanding the basictypes of paragraphs andworking to keep our ideasand statements groupedin single paragraphs willimprove our writing andmake reading our materialeasier. Page 8
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