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  • 1. topic sentence
    supporting sentences
    CONCLUDING sentence

2. Supporting Sentences
3. A good supporting sentence
is related to the topic and its controlling idea.
gives information that supports and explains the topic of the paragraph.
source: Great Paragraphs, 3rd ed. (2010)
4. How do I write supporting sentences?
give facts
More than ten percent of the universitys student population is international.
These foods help build muscles and increase stamina.
Low-fat diets are recommended by most physicians.
Do practice 4, p. 6
source: Great Paragraphs, 3rd ed. (2010)
5. How do I write supporting sentences?
give examples
Many athletes eat high-protein foods, such as meat, beans, and nuts.
Low-fat foods include fruits, vegetables, and pasta.
Do practice 5, p. 6
source: Great Paragraphs, 3rd ed. (2010)
6. How do I write supporting sentences?
illustrate personal experiences
I came to the United States from Italy in 1911 as a young woman on a large ship. I had little money and no property. I began working as a seamstress where I met a wonderful man.
Do practice 6, p. 7
source: Great Paragraphs, 3rd ed. (2010)
7. Major & minor supporting sentences
topic sentence
Major supporting sentence (MSS1)
minor supporting sentence (mSS1)
Major supporting sentence (MSS2)
minor supporting sentence (mSS2)
minor supporting sentence (mSS2)
8. Concluding Sentence
9. A concluding sentence
gives the same information as the topic sentence, but in a different way. (OR)
summarizes the main points in the body of the paragraph.
usually starts with a transition, such as all in all, in conclusion, in short, or in summary.

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