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Of Mice and Men: Paragraph Development

Introductory Paragraph

Topic Sentence/background information
Thesis
3 main ideas
Concluding sentence

Body Paragraphs

Topic Sentence

Research/Fact from notes with parenthetical citation (Author's last name)

Commentary/Explanation of research

Connection to thesis

Research/Fact from notes

Commentary/Explanation of research

Connection to thesis

Concluding Sentence

Incorporating Note Cards into Research Paper