The top bun, in a way, is like a topic sentence, and the bottom bun is like the concluding sentence. Similarly, the topic sentence and concluding sentence "hold" the supporting sentences in the paragraph.
Let's see how a concluding sentence (in bold font) might look in our sample paragraph about Wheaton: My hometown is famous for several amazing natural features.
Notice also how the concluding sentence is similar to, but not exactly the same as, the topic sentence.
Not all academic paragraphs contain concluding sentences, especially if the paragraph is very short.
We can see that the second sentence in the paragraph, First, it is noted for the Wheaton River, which is very wide and beautiful,indeed gives an answer to this question.
That is, the second sentence gives some for the fact that Wheaton is a famous town.
However, if your paragraph is very long, it is a good idea to use a concluding sentence.
Details in Paragraphs The short paragraph in this lesson is a fairly complete paragraph, but it lacks .
Here are some examples of sentences that cannot be used as topic sentences. The problem with sentence #1 is that it contains too many details.
Topic sentences are general, and details should appear later in the paragraph.