Writing Composition: Paragraph

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Outlining the structures and components for writing paragraphs in this lesson. 5 Tips for Structuring and Writing Better Paragraphs
Make the first sentence of your topic sentence.
Provide support via the middle sentences.
Make your last sentence a conclusion or transition.
Know when to start a new paragraph.
Use transition words.

1. Not as worrying
as you think!

2. Paragraphs are used to
organise writing into ‘bite
sized’ chunks of meaning.
A paragraph can be
one sentence but it is
usually a group of
sentences about the
same topic.

3. The topic sentence
The topic of a
paragraph is often
introduced by a key
sentence. This is
usually called the
‘topic sentence’ and

the main idea of the

4. Supporting sentences
Provide more details
and general
information about
the topic sentence.

5. This closes the
paragraph. An ending
sentence may repeat
the topic in a different
way, or express what
we think or how we feel
about the topic.
college for so many
reasons. You get to meet
new people and make
friends. I find the subject

teaches self-discipline. This is
shown by the players being
penalised for losing their
temper or arguing with the
referee. Learning self-control is
an excellent thing for ar
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