Paragraphs and essays


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Paragraphs and essays

  1. 1. Paragraphs and Essays
  2. 2. Paragraphs Introduction Topic Sentence Major Detail 1 Minor Detail 1 Body – Major Detail 2 Supporting Details Minor Detail 2 Major Detail 3 Minor Detail 3 Conclusion Concluding Sentenceparagraphs and essays 2tvvillaflores
  3. 3. Essays Introduction Introductory Paragraph Paragraph 2 Body – Developmenta Paragraph 3 l Paragraphs Paragraph 4 Concluding Conclusion Paragraphparagraphs and essays 3tvvillaflores
  4. 4. Paragraph» a group of related sentences that develops and explains the main idea of a paragraph.paragraphs and essaystvvillaflores 4
  5. 5. Essay» a group of related paragraphs that develops and explains the thesis.paragraphs and essaystvvillaflores 5
  6. 6. Introduction» the section at the beginning of a paragraph or essay that summarizes what it is about.» the place where the writer often places the thesis.paragraphs and essaystvvillaflores 6
  7. 7. Body» the development of the thesis over a group of related sentences or paragraphs in a composition.paragraphs and essaystvvillaflores 7
  8. 8. Conclusion» the sentences or paragraph that completes the composition.» may restate the main idea of the composition or sum up the important points made in the composition.paragraphs and essaystvvillaflores 8
  9. 9. Main Idea» the general concept or broad opinion on which the composition is based.» topic – main idea of a paragraph» thesis – main idea of an essayparagraphs and essaystvvillaflores 9
  10. 10. Topic Sentence» the sentence/s in which the main idea of a paragraph is stated.» topic + controlling ideaparagraphs and essaystvvillaflores 10
  11. 11. Thesis Statement» the sentence/s in which the main idea of an essay is stated.paragraphs and essaystvvillaflores 11
  12. 12. Controlling Idea» a key word or phrase that announces the writer’s viewpoint» an idea or attitude about the topic» It controls what the sentences in the paragraph will discussparagraphs and essaystvvillaflores 12
  13. 13. Details» specific pieces of information that explain and support the general ideas in a composition.» sentences that back-up the main points with specific.paragraphs and essaystvvillaflores 13
  14. 14. Information» stories, descriptions, examples, definitions, causes, effects, statistics, facts, processesparagraphs and essaystvvillaflores 14
  15. 15. Regular exercise isbeneficial to one’s health. Aregular exercise canstrengthen the heart muscle.It can also improve a person’sblood circulation. In addition,regular exercise can increasethe intake of oxygen in one’sbody which is both good forthe heart and the brain. Truly,regular exercise has manyhealthful benefits.paragraphs and essaystvvillaflores 15