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Unformatted text preview: Writing Tutoring Help Sheet Paragraph Structure: *This is not a rigid structure. Introduction: 4 sentences opening (anecdote) o Try something catchy to get the readers attention. Maybe you can relate it to something that is real-life or happening today. 1 sentence- Introduce 1 st author o Introduce the author as if the reader has never read the story. 1 sentence- Summarize the story 1 sentence- Connection to the next author o It may be a sentence starting with However, (next author) believes that or While (previous author) believes (idea), (next author) feels that 1 sentence- Introduce 2 nd author 1 sentence- Connection between both authors and how they relate to your argument? o It may sound something like this These authors work together to prove that or These authors compliment, contradict and complicate one another to illustrate that 1 sentence- Transition into thesis 1-2 sentences- thesis o The thesis must answer the question and must be supported by your topic sentences.The thesis must answer the question and must be supported by your topic sentences....
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course EXPOS 101 taught by Professor Frank during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '07