Technical Thursday- Organizing Ideas into Paragraphs

4 Sep

Organizing Ideas in Paragraphs– helps reader comprehend your writing, a courtesy, like holding the door open for someone.

1 idea per paragraph

Paragraphs cause readers to pause and absorb what they just read.  Paragraphs can be used to control readers pace or to get the reader to focus on a single sentence or word.

Usually there is a TOPIC SENTENCE, which tells you what the paragraph is about, and a CONCLUDING SENTENCE that wraps up the ideas of the paragraph.

When writing dialogue, a new paragraph should be created each time the speaker changes.


 

Please note the important dates to the right of this post.  We are not starting any class reading for a little while, so now may be a good time to start independent reading.

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