Cause and Effect Paragraph

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Allister Ching

Cause and Effect ParagraphsCause/effect paragraphs generally follow basic paragraph format. That is, they begin with a topic sentence and this sentence is followed by specific supporting details. Cause and Effect Conjunctions since because consequently as a result therefore for this reason because of + noun phrase due to + noun phrase so

examples: Sally closed the window because the weather outside was cold. Because the weather outside was cold, Sally closed the window. The weather was warm, so Jim turned on the air conditioner. The weather was cold; therefore, Sally closed the window. The weather was cold. Therefore, Sally put on her coat. The weather was cold. Consequently, Sally put on her scarf. A blizzard hit the town. As a result, the schools were closed.

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