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Characteristics of Elaborated Paragraphs!! 1) The writer clearly states the main idea in the topic sentence.
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Characteristics cont’d 2) The writer supports the main idea with at least three examples.
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Characteristics cont’d 3) Sentences are related and connected.
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Characteristics cont’d 4) The writer uses vivid adjectives, strong verbs, and exact nouns.
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Characteristics cont’d 5)  The writer  uses an       anecdote    with a    beginning,   middle,     and end.
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Characteristics cont’d 6)  The  paragraph  includes  quotes,   dialogue,  sensory  images, similes, facts,  and statistics  that support  the main idea.
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Characteristics cont’d 7) The concluding sentence
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Unformatted text preview: restates the main idea and brings the paragraph to a definite close. Characteristics contd 8) The writer uses age-appropriat e Characteristics contd 9) The sentence structure is varied. Characteristics contd 10) The paragraph contains correct spelling, grammar, capitalization, and punctuation. Elaborated Paragraphs Activity: Worksheet pages 25,26, and 27. Follow the directions as you practice writing elaborated paragraphs. Elaborated Paragraphs Assessment Pick a topic of your choice. Write an elaborated paragraph on your topic to be turned in for a grade....
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course ENG 1001 taught by Professor Hager during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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