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Academic Writing
Tone Formal and respectful - No contractions - No second person (you) - Not conversational Purpose #1 To inform=Rich text (descriptions, examples, illustrations, narratives, explanations = rich text) #2 To persuade=Rich text that supports an opinion Academic Writing Audience (never my professor!) General=Classmates, professors or other researchers People who would disagree with me
Academic Paragraph (¶) Stand alone paragraphs I. Topic sentence A. 1 st support 1. Example, explanation, 2. Details B. 2 nd support 1. Example, explanation, 2. Details C. Closure sentence Notes: Topic or closure sentence must be inclusive of A and B A 3 rd point may be made; then, D would be closure To turn into a body paragraph, add a transition to the topic sentence and delete the closure sentence
Three parts Paragraph Essay #1 Topic sentence Introductory Paragraph #2 Two/three points Body paragraphs with rich text (2-4, this class 3) #3 Closure sentence Closure paragraph Academic ¶s to Essays
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