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Supporting details

Supporting details

Author: Melissa Stephenson
  1. Introduce supporting details.

  2. Explain how to provide details that support the topic sentence.

  3. Explain how to provide supporting details that are relevant to the audience and purpose of the paper (e.g. arguing, persuading, comparing, etc.)

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand how to structure a paper and who is confused about how to write effective supporting details. It will explain how to write supporting details that are appropriate to the audience and purpose of the paper.

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Supporting Details

This video explains how and when to use supporting details in an argumentative paper.

Source: Melissa Stephenson

Supporting a Topic Sentence

This video explains how to support a topic sentence through details that provide credibility, validity, and reliability to the author's claim.

Source: Melissa Stephenson

Relevant Details

This video explains how to choose details that are most relevant to a writer's intended audience and purpose of writing.

Source: Melissa Stephenson