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Writing paragraphs

Carol A. Pemberton

Writing paragraphs

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .
Written in English

  • English language -- Paragraphs.,
  • English language -- Rhetoric.,
  • Report writing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementCarol Pemberton.
    LC ClassificationsPE1439 .P388 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1883249M
    ISBN 100205127150
    LC Control Number90044070

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I also published The Power of. Various educators teach rules governing the length of paragraphs. They may say that a paragraph should be to words long, or be no more than five or six sentences.

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Examples, writing prompts, and chapter quizzes allow the instructor to model and assess and give student writers ample opportunities to apply new skills. Lesson 1, taken from Book 1: Writing the How-to Paragraph, introduces students to the format of a How-to Paragraph and the FNTF formula for para-graph Size: KB.

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Sentence and Paragraph Writing takes students from basic sentence writing skills at the beginning to sound and competent paragraph writing at the end. It is designed to be an intensive one-semester course. Students who complete this text will then have the skills needed for a more advanced English composition and essay writing course.

Paragraphs can be described as a collection of sentences. These sentences combine to express a specific idea, main point, topic and so on. A number of paragraphs are then combined to write a report, an essay, or even a book.

This guide to writing paragraphs describe the basic structure of each paragraph you will : Kenneth Beare. Paragraphs also must have coherence. This is done by have clear links between sentences." 2.

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The step-by-step lessons in this book will result in a complete understanding of the makeup and development of a paragraph. From learning the format, to identifying sentences that do not belong in a given paragraph, to writing a paragraph prompted by leading questions, to understanding the significance of a topic sentence, and maintaining sentence order within a paragraph, students.

First, summarize, in a series of paragraphs, those major points from the book that you plan to discuss; incorporating each major point into a topic sentence for a paragraph is an effective organizational strategy.

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