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Writing Relevant Supporting Details

Writing Relevant Supporting Details

Author: Rachel Evans
  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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Introduction to Supporting Details

This brief PDF explains the importance of supporting details.


Supporting Details in a Variety of Paragraphs

This PDF gives examples of of supporting details in several different types of paragraphs.