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How to Build a Better Paragraph

How to use the Hamburger Model to write a paragraph.
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Kimberly Stanson

on 9 February 2015

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Transcript of How to Build a Better Paragraph

How to Build a Better Paragraph
How to use the Hamburger Model to write a paragraph using the correct structure.
Burger: the tomato slice adds colour, texture, flavour
Burger: lettuce adds crunch and texture
Burger: The top bun holds the condiments and flavour.
Burger: the meat of the burger
Burger: the bottom bun wraps everything up in a nice neat package so you can pick it up with your hands
Burger: the top bun holds the condiments
Paragraph:
TOPIC SENTENCE
- introduces the
main idea
- purpose is to catch the reader's attention
Paragraph:
SUPPORTING SENTENCE #1

- supports the main idea with
proof
-
adds a detail
or fact about the statement made in the topic sentence
Paragraph: SUPPORTING SENTENCE #3 - the most important point to support the main idea
Paragraph: SUPPORTING SENTENCE #3 - the most important point to support the main idea
Paragraph:
SUPPORTING SENTENCE #3
- the
most important
point or detail to support the main idea

- adds the
strongest support
and proof for the main idea
Paragraph:
CONCLUDING SENTENCE
-
sums
everything up - reword the topic sentence and remind the reader of the 3 points made
Paragraph:
SUPPORTING SENTENCE #2
-adds another detail or fact about the topic statement
Ta da!The perfect paragraph!!!
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