The Purpose Of Paragraphs

By: Sarah Ferrell

Body/Middle Paragraphs

PURPOSE: To separate ideas so each can be full developed.

One Point=One Paragraph

Body Paragraph: Should be 5 to 10 sentences

STRUCTURE: Each paragraph has 1) a topic sentence 2)several supporting sentences 3)concluding sentences

SHOW DON'T TELL!

-Use specific pictures and images of sight, smell, sound, touch, and taste.

-Use vivid, concrete details.

Types of Paragraphs: