Each paragraph contains its own main point that contributes to the overall theme or argument of the essay.
(These paragraphs follow their own structure – see tip # 2)Conclusion: Tell ‘em what you told ‘em. Not only does the essay as a whole need structure, each paragraph needs to meet certain requirements.
This article was co-authored by Michelle Golden, Ph D.
Michelle Golden is an English teacher in Athens, Georgia.
A weaker form of this sentence might be: I think students probably need more recreational time …
This weaker form is inappropriate for a topic sentence. Type in your question and boom, there’s your answer.Essays require more than just a memorization of facts.Clearly, physical exercise is just one of the necessary ingredients for improving student scores on standardized tests. Notice the strong verb ‘require’ which is a call to action. She received her Ph D in English from Georgia State University in 2015.There are 16 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. HOW I FELT WHEN I REACHED THE EXAMINATION HALL LATE 86. Your teen needs to step up to the mark because school is getting harder.High school education continues to move away from tests with one word answers and towards students having to come up with paragraph or even full essay answers. The internet has become so widespread and so accessible, that having a library of singular facts stored in your head is no longer helpful.The average cell phone can now access Google or Wikipedia anywhere.