Crafting Strong and Coherent Paragraphs in Business Communication


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What are the three key pieces of developing a strong paragraph?

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1. Which of the following is used to offer more evidence for the topic sentence?

2. Which of the following words or phrases could be used as a transition?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will gauge your ability to write strong paragraphs in business communications. To pass the test, you will need to demonstrate your knowledge of the three key pieces of a strong paragraph: topic sentence, supporting sentences, and transitions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your knowledge of:

  • The three key pieces of a strong paragraph
  • What can be used to offer more evidence for the topic
  • Transition words
  • Where a topic sentence usually appears in a paragraph

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about business communication in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as transition words and supporting sentences
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained on the construction of paragraphs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ways to write stronger paragraphs

Additional Learning

To learn more about this aspect of writing, review the corresponding lesson on Writing Strong Paragraphs in Business Communication. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand why it is important to craft strong paragraphs
  • Learn how to create strong paragraphs
  • Explore the three parts of a paragraph