Structuring Paragraphs and Sentences: Tips and Tricks


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A unified paragraph _____.

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1. Why might a writer want to complete the introductory paragraph after the body paragraphs?

2. How does a writer know if the paragraph is well-developed?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are different kinds of paragraphs and sentences, so it's important to distinguish the structure necessary for them. This quiz tests you on these different types.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This structure quiz tests your ability to:

  • Define a unified paragraph
  • Explain how a coherent paragraph is structured
  • Recognize how developed paragraphs are written
  • Know what is true about effective transitional sentences
  • Determine what is true about topic sentences

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most pertinent information found in the lesson on how to structure paragraphs and sentences
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider if a statement about transitional and topic sentences is true or not
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about how to structure different paragraphs and sentences

Additional Learning

The lesson Structuring Paragraphs and Sentences: Tips and Tricks covers the following objectives:

  • Explain the basic structure of a body paragraph
  • Show an example of an essay outline
  • Provide a sample body paragraph
  • Examine how best to assess your structure