For this Assignment, you will review the Learning Resources on
transitions, paragraph development, and the MEAL plan. With the principles
outlined in the Learning Resources in mind, you will add transitional phrases,
words, or sentences that connect your three paraphrased main ideas from the
Week 3 Assignment.
To prepare for this Assignment:
·Review the Learning Resources related to transitions, paragraph
development, and the MEAL plan.
·Review your three paraphrased main ideas from the
Week 3 Assignment with the MEAL plan model in mind.
Revise the three paraphrased main points from the Week 3 Assignment
to align with MEAL plan guidelines.
To do so, separate each main point into its own paragraph. Add a
topic sentence (the M in the MEAL plan), and add 1–2 sentences per paraphrased
main point to create connection between the ideas. Be sure to review your Week
2 Assignment where you created a rationale for selecting each main point.
Because you had to determine how the main points relate to each other, that
particular Assignment may help guide you in creating transitional phrases for
Use the following questions to guide the writing of your
·Does each paragraph begin with a clearly stated topic sentence?
·Does each paragraph include a paraphrased main point?
·Does each paragraph incorporate transitional phrases to flow from
one idea to the next?