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To write an effective long paragraph or essay, you must begin with a solid five-sentence paragraph.

Using that, you add details and examples to each of the reasons you mention in the shorter paragraph. For instance, if I write that I love New York because it has such good food, the details would include the fact that there are a lot of ethnic neighborhoods in New York, including Chinatown and Little Italy, where the food is cooked as it was in those countries.

I would then add a specific example. This would include a specific time and a specific restaurant that illustrates the detail. It might be something, "For example, when I went to New York last month I went to a restaurant in Korean neighorhood in Queens where they served the best bulgogi beef I've ever eaten.

Again, for the example, make it specific, a single time, a single place, a single event.


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Topic Sentence -- the Top Bun

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


First Reason with Details and Example     

First Reason -- 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 Reason -- Example

In this case, you want a specific something specific.
You can use the transition below if it's an example, or you can create your own transition, such as "one the day I proposed...."
Again, this must be specific -- one time, one place, one event.


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Second Reason with Details and Example  

Second Reason -- 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 Reason -- 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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Most Important with Details and Example   

Third Reason -- the Meat

The Most Important Reason
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Details, Quotes or Statistics



Third Reason -- Example

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Conclusion -- Bottom Bun

Summarize the reasons in order
End with a strong sentence

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