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Long Cause (Reason) Paragraph



To write an effective long paragraph or essay, you must begin with a solid five-sentence paragraph. Expanding it into an extended paragraph is a matter of adding details and an example to the sentences you've already written.

If you're writing about the watersports, you might mention jet skiing, scuba diving, surfing and water skiing.

After elaborating, you need to write a specific example. For example, you might write about the first time went scuba diving or jet skiing. A single, specific example.


Example of Extended Paragraph

Title



Topic Sentence - the Top Bun

Type your topic sentence here. Be sure to limit it.



First Cause with Details and Example     

First Cause - the Lettuce

Background or least important reason

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Details, Quotes or Statistics

In this section, you provide details about the first reason.
It may include the location, a number of restaurants or, in the case of academic studies,
quotes from experts that support you first reason.


First Cause -- Example

This is a specific time, place or event.

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Second Cause with Details and Example  

Second Cause - the Tomato

In this section, give a more important reason, but not the most important

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Details, Quotes or Statistics

In this section, you provide details about the second reason.
Again, it may include the location, a number of restaurants or, in the case of academic studies,
quotes from experts that support you second reason.



Second Cause - Example

Again, you want a specific something specific.
You can use a dropdown transition below or one of your own,
but you want to make it clear that this is a specific time, place or event.

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This is a specific time, place or event.






Most Important with Details and Example   

Most Important Cause - the Meat

This is the most important reason

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Details, Quotes or Statistics



Most Important Cause - Example

This is a specific time, place or event.

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Paragraph Conclusion

Conclusion - the Bottom Bun

Summarize the reasons in order
Try to end with a strong sentence

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