Introduction to Paragraph         Abdullah Je-awae         Muslim Deramae          Sakariya Sarana         Nazmi Muhammad ...
What is an Introduction Paragraph?  The first paragraph of your essay.It introduces the main idea of your essay. A good o...
Structure of ParacraphTopic sentenceSupporting sentenceConcluding sentence
What is a topic sentence? Expresses the main idea of a paragraph. Is usually the first sentence of a paragraph. Contain...
Example of a topic sentenceThere are three reasons why Canada is one of the best countries of the world.
What is supporting sentence?The supporting sentence :Develops, explains and supports the main idea of the paragraph.Cont...
Examples of supporting sentences First, Canada has an excellent health care system. Second, Canada has a  high standard of...
What is a concluding sentence?The Concluding Sentence : Is usually the last sentence of the paragraph. Restates the main...
Examples of concluding sentencesAs a result, Canada is a desirable place to live.For those reasons, Canada attracts a lot ...
When writing a paragraph rememberTo check :ContentStructureForm
Content Develop only idea. Be coherent. This makes your paragraph easy to  understand. Focus on the main idea. Elabora...
StructureMake sure your paragraph has :One topic sentence.As many supporting sentences as you need.A concluding sentence.
FormMake sure your paragraph : Has a five-space indention. There are no lines or blank spaces in between  sentences.And ...
Exercise 1There are many reasons why people move. Some move tofind better jobs or to advance their careers. Others areattr...
Exercise 1 What is the topic sentence ?  ……………………………………………………………………………………… How many supporting sentence are there in the...
Exercise 2For thousands of years garlic has had many uses. TheRomans gave garlic to their slaves for strength and to their...
Exercise 2 What is the topic sentence ?  ……………………………………………………………………………………… How many supporting sentence are there in the...
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  1. 1. Introduction to Paragraph Abdullah Je-awae Muslim Deramae Sakariya Sarana Nazmi Muhammad Sophuwan Derama
  2. 2. What is an Introduction Paragraph?  The first paragraph of your essay.It introduces the main idea of your essay. A good openingparagraph captures the interest of your reader andtells why your topic is important.
  3. 3. Structure of ParacraphTopic sentenceSupporting sentenceConcluding sentence
  4. 4. What is a topic sentence? Expresses the main idea of a paragraph. Is usually the first sentence of a paragraph. Contains the central idea. Is also the most general sentence in a paragraph.
  5. 5. Example of a topic sentenceThere are three reasons why Canada is one of the best countries of the world.
  6. 6. What is supporting sentence?The supporting sentence :Develops, explains and supports the main idea of the paragraph.Contains fact, example and details.Explains why the main idea it’s true.
  7. 7. Examples of supporting sentences First, Canada has an excellent health care system. Second, Canada has a high standard of education. Finally, Canada’s cities are clean and efficiently managed.
  8. 8. What is a concluding sentence?The Concluding Sentence : Is usually the last sentence of the paragraph. Restates the main idea. Is used to finish the paragraph or to prepare the reader for the following paragraph.
  9. 9. Examples of concluding sentencesAs a result, Canada is a desirable place to live.For those reasons, Canada attracts a lot ofimmigrants. Wouldn’t you like to live there?Finally, Canada is a great model for othercountries to follow.
  10. 10. When writing a paragraph rememberTo check :ContentStructureForm
  11. 11. Content Develop only idea. Be coherent. This makes your paragraph easy to understand. Focus on the main idea. Elaborate and develop your topic sentence. This means that the topic should be explained in detail. Add explanations, details and examples to the supporting sentences.
  12. 12. StructureMake sure your paragraph has :One topic sentence.As many supporting sentences as you need.A concluding sentence.
  13. 13. FormMake sure your paragraph : Has a five-space indention. There are no lines or blank spaces in between sentences.And that you : Write clear and complete Check your spelling and grammar.
  14. 14. Exercise 1There are many reasons why people move. Some move tofind better jobs or to advance their careers. Others areattracted to places with better weather. Still others want tomove to a place with less crime. Finally, people often wantto move to a place with a lower cost of living. For thesereasons, every year millions of people pack up and moveto new place.
  15. 15. Exercise 1 What is the topic sentence ? ……………………………………………………………………………………… How many supporting sentence are there in the paragraph ? ……………………………………………………………………………………… Is there a concluding sentence ? ………………………………………………………………………………………
  16. 16. Exercise 2For thousands of years garlic has had many uses. TheRomans gave garlic to their slaves for strength and to theirsoldiers for courage. During the middle Ages, some peopleused garlic to keep witches away. In the eighteenthcentury, garlic was used to cure diseases. Even today,some people believe that eating garlic can prevent colds.Garlic has a long history as a plant that can give healthand protection.
  17. 17. Exercise 2 What is the topic sentence ? ……………………………………………………………………………………… How many supporting sentence are there in the paragraph ? ……………………………………………………………………………………… Is there a concluding sentence ? ………………………………………………………………………………………
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