Concluding Sentences

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Writing a Paragraph
Topic Sentences
Supporting Sentences
Concluding Sentences
Paragraph Editing
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What is a Concluding Sentence?

The conclusion is the last sentence in your paragraph. Here are a few DO's and DON'T's of conclusion sentences.

- Restate the topic sentence using synonyms.
- Restate the topic sentence using a different kind of sentence.
- Wrap up your paragraph.
- Consider using transition words to signify the end of your paragraph.

- Copy the exact wording of the topic sentence.
- Include a new topic.
- Focus on a small idea.
- Start the sentence with, And now you know.. That is the reason... That's what I learned about... or And that's why...

Can You Pick Out The Best Conclusion?

Topic: Disney World, an amusement park in Florida, is a wonderful place for families.

Mickey is a smart mouse.
B: Disney World is clearly a great place to visit.
C: If your ever in Florida, Disney World is one place you'll want to visit.
D: Disney World, an amusement park in Florida, is a wonderful place for people.

If you chose option C, you would be correct! This would wrap up a paragraph without introducing a new idea or simply restating the topic sentence.

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