What is a Body Paragraph? - Definition & Examples


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The body paragraph is

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1. The body paragraph will have

2. In a body paragraph, the supporting sentences

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Body paragraphs are the main text of an essay, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of how to write them. You'll be assessed on the composition of body paragraphs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Writing
  • Body paragraphs
  • Parts of body paragraphs

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related writing lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as topic and supporting sentence
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding body paragraphs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about body paragraphs

Additional Learning

To learn more about writing, review the accompanying lesson What is a Body Paragraph? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the purpose of body paragraphs
  • Identify parts of a paragraph
  • Learn to write body paragraphs