Topic Sentences

@inproceedings{Driscoll2007TopicS,
  title={Topic Sentences},
  author={Dana Lynn Driscoll and Allen Brizee},
  year={2007}
}
If a thesis is a road map to a paper, then a topic sentence is a guide to a paragraph. Therefore, you should think of topic sentences as kinds of mini-theses, organizing and enabling the development of each paragraph in a paper. Each paragraph should have its own topic sentence and should focus on only one main idea or point. Every time you move into a new idea, you need a new paragraph and a new topic sentence (Adapted from http://www.english.ucla.edu/TA/hyperteach/PDFs/topic_sent.pdf by Derek… CONTINUE READING

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