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Parts of a Paragraph

What is the first sentence of a paragraph? Topic Sentence
What is the purpose of a topic sentence? Informs the readers what the paragraph is all about (Includes the central idea)
What part of a paragraph does the quote belong with? Textual Evidence
What does textual evidence mean? A direct quote from the text using quotation marks and includes a citation
What is a citation? The author's last name and/or page number in parenthesis
Where does a citation belong? Directly following (after) a direct quote
What is an analysis? An explanation of the textual evidence and relates (connects) to the topic sentence
What is the last sentence of a paragraph? Concluding sentence
What is the purpose of a concluding sentence? Wraps up (closes) the paragraph (Includes a re-worded central idea)
What does "re-worded" mean? Using different words
What are some introductory phrases to introduce textual evidence? The author writes, For example, On page 4 it states, Consider when the author writes,
What are some introductory phrases to introduce an analysis? This quote means This quote suggests This quote implies This quote indicates
What are some introductory phrases to introduce a concluding sentence? Therefore, Thus, In conclusion,
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