Melchizedek P. Aguilar
Seven Types of Paragraph Development
_“Annotated examples of narration, exposition, definition, classification, description, process analysis, and persuasion”_
-by Gerald Grow, PhD Division of Journalism Florida A&M University...
Topic: The importance of including adjectives in writing
Grade Level: 3rd or 4th grade
Objective: TSWBAT add adjectives to a sentence to make it more appealing and interesting.
MO Standards: Goal 2 #2, Communication Arts #1
Students with Special Needs: To serve...
PATTERNS OF PARAGRAPH DEVELOPMENT
1) Narrative - An account of a sequence of events, usually in chronological order.
"The barber was cutting our hair, and our eyes were closed--as they are so likely to be. . . . Deep in a world of our own, he heard, from far away, a voice saying good...
What is a process?
A process is continuous series of steps that produces a result. When you write a process analysis paragraph, you explain how to do something or how something works. Therefore, there are two actual processes: directional process and informational process. In bot...
Tips for Writing a Paragraph
Characteristics of a good paragraph:
Topic sentence, which includes the topic and a controlling idea.
Supporting ideas (usually 3 - 6), which support the topic sentence.
RENNS (reasons, examples, names, numbers, senses), which develop the supporting ideas...
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Due to strong globalization, studying English...
1. Explain the changes regarding price and quantity discussed in the paragraph starting “Dazzled by…” in 2011 and 2012 (so far) using a different diagram for each year. Also explain why, using economic analysis, the article links cotton, food, and fuel.
During 2011 many farmers swapped the...
Developing Unified and Coherent Paragraphs
A paragraph is unified when every sentence develops the point made in the topic sentence. It must have a single focus and it must contain no irrelevant facts. Every sentence must contribute to the paragraph by explaining, exemplifying, or expanding the t...
Using NLP in ELT
In a recent article I mentioned how noting students’ eye movements can help the teacher understand when they are ready to start a task. This is an insight that comes from NLP (NeuroLinguistic Programming). I am not an expert on NLP, but over the last ten years or so have found v...
Seven Types of Paragraphs
There are at least seven types of paragraphs. Knowledge of the differences between them can facilitate composing well-structured essays.
In order to write coherent essays, students need to learn about the basic functions of various paragraphs in college writing. Most para...
An analysis of how the first paragraph of The Metamorphosis supports the theory of Determinism .
The theory of determinism states that all events are the consequence of prior events. Determinism is based on the scientific theory of cause and effect. An example of cause and effect is as follows...
- Classification paragraph is one of the seven types of paragraphs. It allows of defining ideas, their use and/or function through comparisons conducted on multiple levels. Consequently, classification paragraphs explore the meaning of things as compared to one another, and...
Successful paragraphing is essential to good writing. Do not use too many paragraphs. If paragraphs are very short, the writer has either introduced ideas without developing them, or separated one idea over several paragraphs.
If paragraphs are very long, there is usually more tha...
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Learning English Using the Internet
By: Marthy Vp
Technological advancements have now made learning the English language much more easy, fun, and convenient. One technologically advanced method that has improved the way people learn English is the Internet. This modern form of communication has o...
PARAGRAPH BY CAUSE AND EFFECT
TEENAGE PREGNANCY: WHAT CAUSED THIS?
Teenage Pregnancy is one of the most alarming issues in our world today. Many adolescents nowadays engage themselves in sexual intercourse with their partners just to be “in” with their friends. Interestingly, some deve...
This family was a victim of a problem they could have avoided-a problem that, according to Florida park rangers, hundreds of visitors suffer each year. "Several times a month," ranger Rod Torres of O'Leno State Park said, "people get scared and leave the park in the middle of the night....
October 23, 2010
Part One: (Paragraph Analysis)
Both paragraphs I have chosen to focus on were paragraph #2 and paragraph #5. It is in my consideration that paragraph #2 was found to be the most effective, because the author added variety and rhy...