Published on October 17, 2015
For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Discussion Question 1 Writing a topic sentence is similar to writing a thesis sentence but on a smaller scale. Whereas, the thesis statement conveys the main idea of the entire paper, a topic sentence conveys the main idea of a single paragraph. Having a topic sentence in each paragraph helps to ensure unification of the ideas in the paragraph. Because any sentence that does not pertain to the topic sentence should not be included, a topic sentence automatically unifies the paragraph. • Due Date: Day 2 [Main] forum • Create an appropriate topic sentence for the following subject: Tips for Job Hunting in Today’s Market. • Write a complete paragraph of approximately five sentences (your topic sentence for the subject Tips for Job Hunting in Today’s Market and approximately four supporting sentences). Identify the topic sentence of your paragraph in one of the following ways: o Type the topic sentence in a different colored font (other than black). o Put asterisks * at the beginning and end of your topic sentence *. • Respond to at least one of your classmates’ posts by building on his or her paragraph. Then, identify the topic sentence of your response either by using a colored font or by adding asterisks. 3. Discussion Question 2 • Due Date: Day 4 [Main] forum • Post your response to this question: How can you treat the subject of your essay objectively while still trying to persuade readers of your point of view?