Develop a topic sentence. The topic sentence is what the paragraph is about. A topic sentence usually is the first sentence of a paragraph, but using inverted paragraph order, the topic sentence may come at the end of the paragraph. The topic sentence of an exemplification paragraph makes a state...
Task: The exemplification paragraph.
We all like to rest and one of the most widespread forms of rest is tourism. Everyone can find in it something that he or she likes. Some like mountains and rivers, others like to lie on a beach or to visit museums, and certain people prefer extreme tou...
An example of a paragraph
Achoura is one of the most important celebrations in which Muslims do various activities. It is celebrated on Muharram 10th every year. On this occasion, families meet together for a special meal of dried fruit and couscous with guedid. They also eat cakes and dri...
My grandmother is perhaps the most frugal person I have had as a guiding hand in my life. She is absolutely amazing at cooking, making it an easy decision for her to stay home and make a delicious home cooked meal, as opposed to spending her hard earned money...
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...
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...
Essay 1 topic:
Using the concept of a 'world view', identify some of the beliefs and attitudes, particularly to education and learning that you bring to your learning now. Reflect critically on how your worldview has been shaped by factors such as your gender, age or community. In your answe...
The essay aims to persuade the audience (i.e. tutor) against human cloning and
expresses the author’s lack of competency in presenting his arguments. Based on the channel
chosen to convey his message, the essay is, to a large extent, an ineffective piece of academic
writing upon evaluatio...
Two Sample SAT Essays—Up Close
Below is our sample essay question, which is designed to be as close as possible to an essay question that might appear on the SAT. You’ll recognize that it’s based on the great philosopher Moses Pelingus’s assertion, “There’s no success like failure,” which...
t 1.) description
6.) character sketch
10.) cause and effect
11.) comparison and contrast
1.)Descriptive paragraphs are often used to des...
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...
Exemplification means to provide examples about something. Writing an exemplification essay typically
involves offering many examples to support a generalization about something. In this type of essay,
examples act as supporting material to explain or clarify the...
John F. Kennedy once said, “We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came.” This quote notably resembles the protagonist, Santiago, in Ernest Hemingway’s, The Old Man and the Sea. Santiago is very much tied t...
Poe's "The Black Cat" as an Example of Gothic Story
Edgar Allan Poe, who lived a short and tragic life, was mainly known for his gothic stories embedded in the atmosphere of terror and suspense, with insane protagonists placed in gloomy settings. He is considered to be a horror-master and his lit...
Critical Thinking (Pn. Syarifah Bahya)
4th November 2010
Don’t Blame The Burgers
The ‘victims’ of over-weight people in America today blames McDonald’s for the cause of their health problems. Most Americans claim that McDonald’s and other food companies are responsi...
Name of your company
Direct dial number
The executive summary is the most important part of the business plan because if it doesn’t “wow” readers, they will stop—or at le...
Example of a well structured essay. The content isn’t that exiting and the conclusion is quite weak, but there are many good points to make on the way the essay is structured and the way the information is put across. All my comments are highlighted thus.
A good introduction.
• Does t...
A paragraph is a collection of sentences which all relate to one main idea or topic. Effective paragraphs have four main characteristics: a topic sentence, unity, coherence, and adequate development. Each of these characteristics is discussed below.
Unity refers to...
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....
Students producing entries in the exhibit, media, and performance categories* must also write a “process paper.” This paper introduces your topic, explains how you developed your entry, and documents your research. It is important to do a good job on this part of your entry b...