ADULT LEARNING CENTRE
What Do You Know? Developing an Essay Topic
September 24 and 25, 2003
Writing a successful essay requires good knowledge of a
subject. In order to develop a practice essay, each student will begin
by writing a short paragraph on a subject of interest to him or her.
Today, we will write a paragraph (125 words) explaining or
describing a topic that is interesting to us. You should know this
topic very well.
Each paragraph must contain at least three unique examples.
Begin with a clear topic sentence and end with a good concluding
Complete writing your paragraph. In addition, write three more
examples/ideas for each of the examples you have given in your
paragraph. Bring all your work to next week’s class.
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