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How to start a paragraph

Your paragraph introduction should be the topic sentence unless you're doing narrative writing.

Say only what's necessary. Save the details for the following sentences.

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Paragraph meaning

Paragraph meaning

A paragraph is a unit of writing, longer than sentences but shorter than chapters or entire works.

Paragraphs connect the small ideas of individual sentences into a bigger idea.

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How/when to end a paragraph

If the paragraph looks too long after you’ve said everything, consider breaking it up into separate topics and paragraphs.

The best way to end a paragraph is to summarise the topic with all the new information from the support sentences. However, you don't need to restate the topic. It's al...

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How to plan a paragraph

How to plan a paragraph

  • Ideally, you’ll already have an outline for whatever you’re writing. If not , decide on the paragraph topic and which facts to include.
  • Keep all related paragraphs together and in a logical sequence.
  • Set out the parts of your paragraph: topic sentence, development and support...

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How many sentences in a paragraph

How many sentences in a paragraph

Most paragraphs contain three to five sentences.

The number of sentences in a paragraph is based on the style of the writer. Some authors prefer long, descriptive paragraphs, while others prefer short, fast-paced paragraphs.

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Types of paragraphs

  • Expository paragraphs revolve around explaining and discussing one point or idea.
  • Persuasive paragraphs focus on discussing one point but support opinions instead of facts.
  • Narrative paragraphs explain an action or event. Eac...

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How to transition within a paragraph

How to transition within a paragraph

For your reader's convenience, connect the sentences so the reader can move from one point to the next without getting confused. 

Some paragraph sentences will run together on their own but others need transition sentences to help the flow. Use transition words like however, therefore, or s...

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Paragraph structure

Paragraphs follow a standard three-part structure with a beginning, middle, and end. These parts are:

  • The topic sentence introduces the main idea the paragraph is about.
  • Development and support.

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  1. Read Only the First Sentence of the Paragraph: Often used to convey the paragraph' subject. In doing so you may miss details, especially in literature books.
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Tips on How to Write a Speech Essay

  • Determine the type of speech you're writing. Is it to inform people? Persuade? Entertain?
  • Craft a creative speech introduction with an attention-grabber, statement on your topic and a strong transition to the body.
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  1. Plan to write one sentence a day for the next few days. It is an easy thing to do.
  2. Feel good about writing one sentence a day.
  3. When it becomes too easy, change it to two sentences a day.
  4. Focus on small victories and share them with others.
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