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Contemporary's GED Language Arts, Writing
Ellen Carley Frechette
Tim Collins


Chapter Overview

A paragraph is a group of sentences that communicates one idea. The topic sentence tells that main idea and the other sentences in the paragraph provide supporting details for it.

In this chapter you will learn the following skills:

  • inserting a topic sentence into a paragraph
  • dividing and combining paragraphs effectively
  • rearranging and deleting sentences for clarity
  • maintaining a consistent tone and diction

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