Unformatted text preview: TD-Paragraphs-Dr. Becker
Note that a paragraph has 5 elements
Unity, Coherence, A Topic Sentence, and Adequate Development.
Write a paragraph wih these elements. Then comment critically on another student's
paragraph. If you are first in this thread, you are in luck: you just submit your own
I am nearly complete with one of my immediate goals; completing a Bachelor's Degree. In the
early 1990's, I began my college education midway through my Army career. I had made a goal
to achieve an Associate's Degree, then follow-on with the courses necessary to complete a
Bachelor's Degree. However, with all the deployments, field exercises, duty requirements, and
family life, it took me nearly seven years to complete my Associate's Degree with the University
of Maryland, European Division. Before I realized it, I had been promoted to a very demanding
position; Battery First Sergeant. With the demands of the job, the long work days, and the
constant interruptions in the night, I put my college career on hold. By the time I was a
Command Sergeant Major, I realized I had wasted several years. If I had only attempted one
class at a time, I may have completed the Bachelor's Degree much earlier than now. With only
two classes to remaining, I anticipate I will be holding a Bachelor's Degree before winter starts.
What's my next goal? It is the attainment of a Master's Degree. ...
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