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UNIT 2 — Lesson 2 — Exercise D
The Supporting Sentence

 
 

Check your understanding of supporting sentences in a process paragraph by completing this exercise.

Read the following sentences. They are part of a paragraph about how to write a process paragraph. There are no imperatives used in these sentences. Choose the correct imperative form for each sentence. The first sentence is done for you.

How to Write a Process Paragraph

 
 
1.

First, you should think about how much information your audience needs to know.

  First, think about how much information your audience needs to know.
  First you think about how much information your audience needs to know.
  First, thinking about how much information your audience needs to know.
     
2. You are going to write down all the steps involved in the process.
  You write down all the steps involved in the process.
  Write down all the steps involved in the process.
  You're writing down all the steps involved in the process.
     
3. Then I want you to put the steps in the correct order.
  Then put the steps in the correct order.
  Then I put the steps in the correct order.
  Then you put the steps in the correct order.
     
4. Next, the steps will be written in complete sentences.
  Next, you write the steps in complete sentences.
  Next, the steps should be written in complete sentences.
  Next, write the steps in complete sentences.
     
5. Finally, transitions are used to link the sentences together.
  Finally, using transitions to link the sentences together.
  Finally, use transitions to link the sentences together.
  Finally, you should use transitions to link the sentences together.