introduction to college reading ENGL106-Topic Main Idea

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Unformatted text preview: 1. Topic Sentences 2. Topics - Paragraphs without topic sentences and importance of determining the topic 3. Developing Expectations 4. Major and Minor Supporting Details 5. Types of Supporting Details 6. Transitions ENGL 106: Intro. to College Reading PowerPoint # 3: Paragraph structures Example paragraph Look at the paragraph in the beginning of Chapter 4 What do you think? Identifying the Topic A paragraph is often considered one unit of writing discussing one topic or subject. One important task of efficient reading is identifying what a paragraph is about. Do exercises 4 1 and then 4 - 3 in Chapter 4. Topic Sentences What is the usual location of a topic sentence? Topic Topic Sentence First Sentence First Topic Topic Sentence Last Sentence Last Topic Topic Sentence in Sentence in the middle the middle Topic Topic Sentence first Sentence first and last and last Topic Sentence Topic Sentence Topic Sentence Topic Sentence Topic Sentence Topic Sentence Topic Sentence Topic Sentence Topic Sentence Topic Sentence Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail General General General General General General General General General General Specific Specific Specific Specific Specific Specific Specific Specific Specific Specific (McWhorter 2005) (McWhorter 2005) Reading and Exercises Read example paragraphs Do exercise 4 4, 4 - 6 and 4 - 7 Paragraphs without topic...
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