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Writing effective topic sentences

Writing effective topic sentences

Author: Melissa Stephenson
  1. Review what a topic sentence is and what it looks like.

  2. Explain how to write topic sentences that transition between paragraphs and introduce supporting details.

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand how to structure a paper and who is confused about how to write effective topic sentences. It will explain how topic sentences help to transition between paragraphs and provide cohesion.

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Topic Sentences

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