In one word, what is the purpose of a concluding sentence? (Type one word in each blank)
A concluding sentence wraps up a paragraph and helps the reader transition to the next idea. A concluding sentence can help restate the main idea of the paragraph. It can also help the reader remember the main point of the text.
Importance of Concluding Sentence
A concluding sentence is the last sentence in a paragraph, which summarizes the main point and provides a sense of closure to the reader. The concluding sentence should reinforce the main idea of the paragraph and provide the reader with a sense of finality. Concluding sentences are important for seventh grade students to learn because they help create a successful paragraph that communicates a main idea effectively.
What do you think is the best way to end an essay?
- A strong restatement of the thesis
- A creative conclusion that leaves the reader thinking
- Introduce new information
- With a nice quote or another concrete detail
The concluding sentence of a text often uses a summary of the main points that were discussed. The concluding sentence of a text can also be used to leave the reader with a memorable thought or experience. It is best to NOT introduce new information or a new quote/concrete detail
Did you know?
Write a concluding sentence to complete the following paragraph: People often think all planets are alike, but there are actually three types of planets in the solar system. The terrestrial planets are made of rock and metal and are closest to the sun. These include the midsize planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. There are also Gas Giants like Jupiter and Saturn. Finally, we have Ice Giants such as Uranus and Neptune.
What transition words did you use in your concluding sentence?
Which of the following is your favorite transition for concluding?
- All in all
- In summary/To summarize
- In conclusion
- As a result
Would you rather be able to speak every language fluently or be able to play every instrument perfectly?
- Speak every language fluently
- Play every instrument perfectly
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What is the purpose of a concluding sentence in a paragraph and how does it relate to the main idea of the paragraph?
How does your conclusion summarize the information presented?
What do you think is the importance of concluding sentences?
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