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Paragraph Structure Graphic Organizers

A paragraph is a unit of writing that consists of one or more sentences focusing on a single idea or topic. A well-written paragraph often has the following structure:

  1. Topic Sentence: This sentence outlines the main idea that will be presented in the paragraph.
  2. Support Details or Examples: This is the part of the paragraph that presents details, facts, examples, quotes and arguments that support the main idea.
  3. Conclusion Sentence: This sentence summarizes the main idea of the paragraph. It may also lead the reader to the topic of the next paragraph.
There are many different types of paragraphs, depending on what you are writing:
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Paragraph Structure

A simple diagram for writing a basic paragraph with a topic sentence, support details, and a conclusion sentence.
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Paragraph Structure: 2 Support Ideas

A simple diagram for writing a basic paragraph with a topic sentence, two support details, and a conclusion sentence.
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Paragraph Structure: 3 Support Ideas

A simple diagram for writing a basic paragraph with a topic sentence, three support details, and a conclusion sentence.


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