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Adding Supporting Details to a Paragraph

Adding Supporting Details to a Paragraph

Author: Karen Hamilton

Upon successful completion of this module, the student should be able to identify supporting details and write supporting details in a paragraph.

Supporting details are an important part of the paragraph. These details give examples to support the topic sentence. Without adequate supporting details, the topic sentence cannot complete its mission - to convey an idea about something to the reader.

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Supporting Details

This presentation tells what supporting details are and how to add them to your paragraphs.

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Source: Karen Silvestri, Instructional Specialist