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    PAAGRAPH WHAT IS A PARAGRAPH? Paragraphs are the building blocks of papers. A paragraph is a group of sentences that develops one main idea. A paragraph may stand by itself as a complete piece of writing‚ or it may be a section of a longer piece of writing‚ such as an essay. No single rule can prescribe how long a paragraph should be the unity and coherence of ideas among sentences is what constitutes a paragraph‚ but a paragraph that is too short can make a reader think that some basic information

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  • Rhetoric and Paragraph

    Garcellano BSCE-2A What is a paragraph? A paragraph is a group of sentences that are all about one specific idea. It should begin with a topic sentence‚ that is‚ a sentence which addresses the subject of the paragraph. The other sentences in the paragraph should supply information that helps to explain the topic. How long should a paragraph be? There is no set length for a paragraph‚ but‚ generally‚ three full sentences are considered

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  • Paragraph Structure

    PARAGRAPH STRUCTURE Good paragraph construction depends mainly on a) thinking through each idea so that you develop it logically and clearly‚ and b) then guiding the reader through your thought processes by using appropriate joining expressions. This means making the sentences fit together properly. Most paragraphs are composed of three parts. I. Introduction: gives background information or provides a transition; should include the topic sentence (expresses the main idea to be developed

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  • paragraph helper

    Paragraphs 1. Are paragraphs really necessary? Task 1 Read through the following un-paragraphed text entitled ’Coping with examination stress’ in Macqueen‚ C (1998) Getting Ahead in Tertiary Study: A Practical Guide for Business‚ Social Science and Arts Students Sydney: UNSW Press p.4 Examination stress is most effectively managed through good preparation. If you allocate your preparation time so that you also maintain a healthy lifestyle‚ then your stress levels should be minimal. Remember

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  • Paragraph Transitions

    Paragraphs represent the basic unit of composition: one idea‚ one paragraph. However‚ to present a clear‚ unified train of thought to your readers‚ you must make sure each paragraph follows the one before it and leads to the one after it through clear‚ logical transitions. Keep in mind that adequate transitions cannot simply be added to the essay without planning. Without a good reason for the sequence of your paragraphs‚ no transition will help you. Transitions can be made with particular words

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  • Paragraph and Money

    [pic] I. The Text. 1. The original text : Money – Important or not? + Source : : Snow‚ R. Money - Important or Not?. Retrieved April 5th ‚2011‚ from http://EzineArticles.com/6059365 + Word count : 546. The author : Ray Snow Money - Important or Not? A There are many people that think that we are too dependent on money in our society today. They say that people are living their lives around money. Some even go so far as to say that people that are debt free and do not owe money on anything

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  • Paragraph Writing

    Writing Although it often seems that paragraphs can take an infinite number of forms‚ there are really only a few formats for paragraphing in formal‚ academic prose. What makes paragraphs seem unique to the reader is the style of the writer’s prose‚ not the actual format of the information. There are four main types of paragraphs in academic prose: the standard paragraph‚ the explanatory paragraph‚ the evidential paragraph‚ and the introductory paragraph (whose format is sometimes mirrored in the

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  • Characteristics of a Paragraph

    CHARACTERISTICS OF A PARAGRAPH Unity in paragraph Unity in the paragraph means oneness of idea. A good paragraph possesses unity when all the sentences develop the main idea. Unity in the paragraph is achieved by the use of (1) a topic sentence with its controlling idea (2) supporting details‚ and (3) a clinching sentence. Coherence in the paragraph The word "coherence" derived from "cohere" literally means "to hold together". If the sentences in the paragraph should relate to the topic

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  • Types Of Paragraphs

    Types of Paragraphs Types of Paragraphs There are three main types of paragraphs: 1. Narrative 2. Descriptive 3. Expository The Narrative Paragraph This type of paragraph describes one primary topic and narrates or tells its story This topic usually involves one main event‚ adventure‚ scene‚ or happening. Tips for Writing a Narrative Paragraph: 1. Start with a topic sentence that grabs the reader’s attention. 2. Write events in the order in which they occurred. 3. Use plenty of interesting

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  • Methods in Paragraph

    exemplification 10.) cause and effect 11.) comparison and contrast 12.) details 13.) analogy Examples 1.)Descriptive paragraphs are often used to describe what a person looks and acts like. Read this example descriptive paragraph‚ notice how descriptive paragraphs are arranged by putting together all the sentences about the same thing. Here is an example of a descriptive paragraph: I am forty years old‚ rather tall and I have blue eyes and short black hair. I wear casual clothes as I teach students

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