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Organizing a Paragraph
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MY OUTLINE:

I. Thesis: Television shows and movies set in a zombie apocalypse can teach teens survival skills, such as a. effective techniques for killing zombies
b. finding a safe place to hide out
c. securing the resources necessary to survive
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II. IV. Big Topic #1 (a): Teens can learn proper strategies for killing zombies from TV shows and movies about the zombie apocalypse. a. Fact(s):
i. In a 2012 study by the Apocalypse Research Society, 98 percent of teens who said they routinely watched zombie movies stated they were “very confident” in their ability to kill zombies. ii. Teens who watch television shows about zombies score, on average, 100 points higher in video games which contain zombies, according to a study by Gamers United (2010). b. Quote(s):

iii. “When the zombie apocalypse does happen, I’m sure the survivors will be fans of ‘The Walking Dead’, who sit down weekly to see their favorite characters bust zombie heads,” Burke said. (2) iv. “Strategies such as saving ammunition by killing zombies by other means, are most common among teens who watch at least one hour of zombie entertainment per week,” according to Drew Elven. (3)

HOW TO ORGANIZE A BODY PARAGRAPH:

* Topic Sentence: Refers back to your thesis
* Concrete Detail: Evidence (A fact or example)
* Commentary: At least 2-3 sentences explaining your concrete detail and showing how it connects to your point (topic sentence) * Concrete Detail
* Commentary
* Concluding Sentence
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EXAMPLE BASED ON MY OUTLINE:

First, teens can learn effective strategies for killing zombies – a vital skill in a zombie apocalypse. (Topic Sentence) According to a 2012 study by the Apocalypse Research Society, 98 percent of teens who said they routinely watched zombie movies, stated they were “very...
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