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Study and Thinking skills in English ENGL 1013
Implied Topic Sentence
In some paragraphs, the topic sentences are not stated but implied. In the succeeding paragraph the central
A topic sentence essentially tells what the rest of the paragraph is about. All sentences after it have to give more information about the sentence, prove it by offering facts about it, or describe it. For example, if the topic sentence concerns the types of endangered species that live in the o
A good topic sentence serves as a foundation for a good paragraph.
The major theme or subject of the paper is introduced in the topic sentence and thesis. The topic sentence also tells the writer's analysis and perspective of the subject. Clearly establishing the theme creates an outline of what to
Associate Level Material
Topic Sentence and Informal Outline Worksheet
Using the Center for Writing Excellence and MyFoundationsLab resources, provide the topic sentence and informal outline for your Personal Ethics Statement.
• Topic sentence:
• Informal outline:
Explanation of Topic Sentences Number One and Ten On the Left
It was stated earlier that a topic sentence includes a topic and a controlling idea. Looking at Number One on the left, the topic (in red) is avoiding burglaries. The controlling idea, then (in green) is taking certain...
Topic Sentences: Fact Sheet and Examples
[A student sent me this explanation he found on the internet. Other students have told me the explanation was useful. My comments are in red.]
A topic sentence "brings to the paragraph not only order but also unity," and it "announces the topic...
<b>Theme: Good and Evil Create a Society</b><br><br><b>Paragraph 1:</b><br>CENTRAL IDEA: Conflicts heavily arise between the two topics of good and evil. <br>THESIS SENTENCE: Through common stories good and evil are portrayed through both protagonist and antagonist view, creating morals and opinions
University of Phoenix Material
Paragraphs and Topic Sentences
Part I: Review the four paragraphs below. There is one paragraph matching each of the following types: summary, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Once you have read each paragraph, complete the following chart to identi
The example of précis.
The extract from the novel “To kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee is a dramatic account of a trial of a Negro, Tom Robinson, wrongly accused of a capital crime of raping a white girl. His defending counsel, Atticus Finch, a smart lawyer and a man of high principles, do
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
11-Sentence Paragraph Outline
This is an outline for a single paragraph essay. This outline does not include the introduction or conclusion, and they are not usually included in an outline anyway. Note that the first body paragraph is a Roman I.
There may be some variation wi
Business Report Question
Mario and Jane have operated a chocolate-making business in Australia for the past 25 years. Recently there have been changes in the business culture of Australian businesses. Current industry trends indicate that a strong and healthy business culture is necessary for a b
IELTS writing (Level 2 - Level 4)
Write 250 words on the following topic
Drugs are becoming more and more common in many countries. What are some of the problems associated with drug abuse, and what are some of the possible solutions?
Intro 3 sentences Problems 7 sentences Solu
Topic Sentence Practice 1: Clueing or Power Statement Topic Sentences
Choose any six of the following persuasive topic sentences and convert them to be Cueing or Power Statement Topic Sentences.
- You must use a different “number word and phrase” for each one.
- In order to ensure s
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
Point of View
Comparison/Contrast: Assignment: For Your Information:
Comparison/Contrast - The process of examining two or more things
in order to establish their similarities and differences. After reading two selection
iThe Nature Of Business: TOPIC 1
Business | The organized effort of individuals to produce and sell goods for a profit that satisfies individuals needs and wants |
Product | Is a good or service that can be bought or sold |
Goods | Are items that can be seen and touched. |
Services | Are thi
Paragraphs and Topic Sentences
* Write two paragraphs about how interest rates affect our purchasing decisions.
* Identify the topic sentence in each by underlining it.
* Post your paper as an attachment.
When interest rates are high, it affects people's purchasing decisions. When t
Learning the lessons taught by failure is a sure route to success. (THESIS STATEMENT) The United States of America can be seen as a success that emerged from failure: by learning from the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation, the founding fathers were able to create theConstitution,...
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...