Conclusions How do I end it?
Concluding Using TAC• Used for expository and persuasive  paper• Insures satisfying ending for reader
What is TAC• Your concluding paragraph• It includes:         • T = restating your topic           sentence         • A = r...
T= Restate topic sentence • Remind the reader again what you have   been writing about. • Make sure you write it in a diff...
A= Revisit Attention Grabber  • You started with it now you have to    readdress it.  • This wraps up your piece completely.
C= Add a Clincher• This is something new and interesting  about your topic• You want to leave the reader with  something t...
TAC in ActionHere’s an introduction:Americans are hooked on swordfish! But last month 27 top restaurantchefs took them off...
All Together Now Americans are hooked on swordfish! But last month 27 top restaurant chefs took them off the menu. Why you...
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  1. 1. Conclusions How do I end it?
  2. 2. Concluding Using TAC• Used for expository and persuasive paper• Insures satisfying ending for reader
  3. 3. What is TAC• Your concluding paragraph• It includes: • T = restating your topic sentence • A = revisiting your attention grabbing sentence • C = adding a clincher
  4. 4. T= Restate topic sentence • Remind the reader again what you have been writing about. • Make sure you write it in a different way (The reader shouldn’t have to read the same sentence again.----Boring)
  5. 5. A= Revisit Attention Grabber • You started with it now you have to readdress it. • This wraps up your piece completely.
  6. 6. C= Add a Clincher• This is something new and interesting about your topic• You want to leave the reader with something to remember or think about
  7. 7. TAC in ActionHere’s an introduction:Americans are hooked on swordfish! But last month 27 top restaurantchefs took them off the menu. Why you ask? The number of swordfish isshrinking fast, and chefs want to save the tasty fish. During the 1960s,fishermen switched from using harpoons to using long lines withhundreds of hooks. Result: many more small swordfish are caught. Thesmall fish never get a chance to grow and produce more fish.Now let’s TAC it upT= You can see why swordfish are coming off the menu. (Restated the mainidea)A= Americans will continue to eat swordfish, but maybe just not as oftenso that the fish have time to grow and reproduce. (Readdressed the attentiongrabber.)C= If we don’t help out the swordfish now, what will future generationshave to enjoy? (Something new for the reader to think about.)
  8. 8. All Together Now Americans are hooked on swordfish! But last month 27 top restaurant chefs took them off the menu. Why you ask? The number of swordfish is shrinking fast, and chefs want to save the tasty fish. During the 1960s, fishermen switched from using harpoons to using long lines with hundreds of hooks. Result: many more small swordfish are caught. The small fish never get a chance to grow and produce more fish.You can see why swordfish are coming off the menu. Americans willcontinue to eat swordfish, but maybe just not as often so that the fishhave time to grow and reproduce. If we don’t help out the swordfish now,what will future generations have to enjoy?

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