Writing Tip--Write Great Topic Sentences
Post on 19-May-2015
DESCRIPTIONDiscusses why topic sentences are important and how to write great ones.
- 1. Tip 5 WRITE GREAT TOPIC SENTENCESCopyright 2013. All rights reserved.
2. WHAT IS A TOPIC SENTENCE? Tells readers what the paragraph is about Should include the keywords that youll use throughout the paragraphCopyright 2013. All rights reserved. 3. TO WRITE A GREAT TOPIC SENTENCE Ensure that youve identified the keywords Use those keywords in the topic sentence and throughout the paragraphCopyright 2013. All rights reserved. 4. AND Put the most important information first Put the details in the middle End with new and important informationCopyright 2013. All rights reserved. 5. MISTAKES WRITERS MAKE Writers fail to write a topic sentence that tells readers what the paragraph is about Original: Small businesses are the backbone of the US economy. Rewrite: Small businesses are the backbone of the US economy because they employ 52% of US workers.Copyright 2013. All rights reserved. 6. TAKE AWAY Topic sentences should tell readers what to expectEnsure that the most important information is firstEstablish keywords that indicate the main messageCopyright 2013. All rights reserved. 7. THANKS FOR VIEWING! Want more? We offer customized onsite and online courses in technical, scientific, and business writing. We can also conduct an audit of your organizations writing. Need training for a group? Our customized onsite courses, delivered at your location, ensure long-term, positive results. You may also be interested in our suite of online courses, which are available 24/7, forboth companies and individuals. Need more info? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us toll-free at (877) 24WRITE (249-7483). Review our client list or visit our Resource Center for more tips online www.hurleywrite.com Copyright 2013. All rights reserved.