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Paragraph

  1. 1. The Paragraph<br />The paragraph is a series of sentences developing one topic.<br />
  2. 2. The Topic Sentence<br />The topic of a paragraph is stated in one sentence. This is called thetopic sentence.<br />
  3. 3. The rest of the paragraph consists of sentences that develop or explain the main idea.<br />main <br />idea<br />Through the centuries rats have managed to survive all our efforts to destroy them. We have poisonedthem andtrappedthem. We have fumigated, flooded, andburned them. We have tried germ warfare. Some rats even survived atomic bombtests conducted on Entwetok atoll in the Pacific after World War II. In spite of all our efforts, these enemies of ours continue to prove that they are the most indestructible of pests.<br />concluding<br />sentence<br />
  4. 4. Developing a Paragraph<br />A topic sentence<br />may be <br />developed<br />by giving<br /> examples.<br />A topic<br /> sentence may <br />be developed<br />by telling<br /> an <br />incident<br />A topic sentence may be developed by giving details.<br />
  5. 5. Unity in the Paragraph<br />Every sentence in a paragraph should support the main idea expressed in the topic sentence.<br />mainidea<br />sentence<br />sentence<br />sentence<br />sentence<br />
  6. 6. The concluding or clincher sentence<br />Restate the topic sentence in different words.<br />A clincher sentence or concluding sentenceclinches the point made in the paragraph.<br />It summarizes the paragraph.<br />
  7. 7. Coherence in a Paragraph<br />Stick to the point: The ideas have a clear and logical relation to each other.<br />Put details or examples or incidents in logical order. <br />4<br />3<br />2<br />1<br />chronological<br />in relation to each other<br />in order of importance <br />
  8. 8. Connecting Sentences Within the Paragraph<br />Transition words<br />chronological order<br />first<br />meanwhile<br />later<br />afterwards<br />finally<br />objects in relation to one another<br />next to<br />in front of<br />beside<br />between<br />behind<br />in order of importance<br />however<br />furthermore<br />as a result<br />in fact<br />yet<br />
  9. 9. Types of Paragraphs<br />The narrative paragraph<br />tells a story<br />The persuasive paragraph.<br />tries to convince the audience <br />The descriptive paragraph<br />describes something<br />The expository or explanatory paragraph<br />gives information or explains something<br />
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