Did you get it?
Test yourself on the concepts discussed in the video above using the self-grading quiz questions below.
Topic sentences do exactly the same thing the thesis sentence does.
A topic sentence can include a transision in it.
You can support your idea for a body paragraph with the following:
Analyze Some Examples
We want to give you examples of students’ writing processes so you can see what they look like. Read the situation; then, read each example and answer the questions that follow it.
Dr. Downey asked students to write an essay on the following topic: Military recruiters have been setting up offices in local high schools for years now. A parent group has recently decided to challenge their presence in schools. Do you think military recruiters should be removed from high school campuses? Why or why not?
Han's Response to the Writing Situation from Professor Downey
Questions about Han's Response to the Writing Situation from Dr. Downey
Han's body paragraph begins with a topic sentence.
What kind of support does Han use in this paragraph?
Abdul's Response to the Writing Situation from Professor Downey
Questions about Abdul's Response to the Writing Situation from Dr. Downey
Adbul's body paragraph has a topic sentence.
Which of the following is a transition statement Adbul to make a change of ideas between paragraphs?
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