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Body Paragraphs

  1. Exercise: Write a topic sentence

    1. Answers will vary for both parts. Here is a possible topic sentence for part 1: Making a comfortable bedroom environment will make it easier to prevent sleep disorders.

Conclusion Paragraphs

  1. Exercise: Practice restating (answers will vary)

    1. Anyone that wants perfect hair should use horse shampoo.
    2. There are many obvious differences between boys and girls.
    3. A few basic steps make it possible to learn Japanese.
  2. Exercise: Identify which paragraph

    1. Body paragraph
    2. Conclusion
    3. Introduction

Introduction to Essays: Example Essay

  1. Exercise: Identify the parts of an essay

    1. Print this essay for students to mark on and discuss. No answer key provided.