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Paragraph writing

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Paragraph writing

  1. 1. Md. Raju Ahmed Rony
  2. 2. What is a Paragraph?  A group of sentences  A clear main idea  Supporting information  Part of a longer composition  A miniature essay
  3. 3. Structure of a Paragraph A topic sentence
  4. 4. Structure of a Paragraph
  5. 5. A Good Paragraph has . . . Unity- One main idea, topic sentence, other supporting sentence Support- Supporting ideas, evidences and examples, details
  6. 6. Cont’d Coherence- well organized details, clear and sensible connection, linkers or connectors Good Language- grammatical accuracy, correct punctuation, apt vocabulary, variety of structure
  7. 7. Types of Paragraphs Descriptive – to tell/to describe Narrative - to express/to entertain Expository – to inform/to explain Persuasive – to influence/to persuade
  8. 8. Cont’d Compare and contrast - to find similarities and differences and to analyze and evaluate two or more concepts. Cause and Effect –to explain why something happened as a result of something .
  9. 9. How to write a paragraph  Planning- Selecting a topic  Brainstorming ideas  Determining important ideas  Organizing ideas in order  Making a simple outline  Drafting- Introduction ,body, conclusion  Revising, Editing and Publishing
  10. 10. Example:  There are three reasons why Canada is one of the best countries in the world. First, Canada has an excellent health care system. All Canadians have access to medical services at a reasonable price. Second, Canada has a high standard of education. Students are taught by well-trained teachers and are encouraged to continue studying at university. Finally, Canada's cities are clean and efficiently managed. Canadian cities have many parks and lots of space for people to live. As a result, Canada is a desirable place to live.
  11. 11. References  Alam, F. (2014). First Step in Paragraph Writing. Endeavour: An Introductory Language Course Book. Unit 13-15, Page:42-62.  Paragraph Writing, Retrieved from : http://www.slideshare.net/lionnagaraju/paragraph-writing- 2226904?related=3(Accessed on March 30, 2015).  Paragraph Writing: Planning, Drafting, Revising & Editing A Paragraph, Retrieved from : http://www.academia.edu/7304323/Paragraph_Writing Planning_Drafting_Revising_and_Editing_a_Paragraph
  12. 12. Cont’d www.slideshare.net/lionnagaraju/paragraph- writing-2226904?related=3(Accessed on March 30, 2015).  Paragraph Structure, Retrieved from : http://www.slideshare.net/sancadyba/paragraph- structure-7578330?related=5(Accessed on March 30, 2015). • Types of Paragraph, Retrieved from : http://www.englishpractice.com/writing/types-paragraphs/ (Accessed on March 30, 2015).
  13. 13. Thank You

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