Effective Academic Writing 1: The Paragraph answer key by Alice Savage
Download this Handout PDF. In academic writing, effective paragraphs serve as building blocks to construct a complex analysis or argument. Paragraphing helps readers to understand and process your ideas into meaningful units of thought. Imagine reading this page without paragraph breaks.
A basic paragraph should consist of four key parts. This image shows how the paragraph is divided into its four key sections. Topic Sentences are extremely important sentences.
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