Narrative Paper 1

Submitted By kirathomas85
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Pages: 3

1. Following are a topic sentence and a concluding sentence. Use these sentences and additional sentences with supporting details to write a well-developed paragraph of approximately 150 words.
Topic sentence: There are several reasons why a person might choose to relocate to a different city.
Concluding sentence:

There are several reasons why a person might choose to relocate to a different city. Despite the inconveniences it may cause, such as packing up your home and moving expenses. Relocating may be beneficial depending on the situation.
First, a person may get a better job offer. Given today’s economy, it isn’t uncommon for a person to move across the Country for a better opportunity.
Secondly, a person living in a large city may become frustrated with highway traffic and long lines at Wal-Mart. Therefore, they will seek a more quiet, less crowded place to live.
Lastly, love may cause some people to relocate. Love is powerful. When two hearts are separated by distance making a relationship work can be difficult. Often it is the best decision to close the distance of the relationship by choosing to live in the same city.
In conclusion, these are just some of the reasons that a person might decide to leave a familiar city for someplace new.

2. The following paragraph is not unified. Please re-write the paragraph to improve its unity by removing any sentences that do not focus on the paragraph’s main topic.

Since switching from satellite TV to FiOS three months ago, my family has noticed several differences between the two services. One important difference is the cost. We are saving money every month by using cable. Satellite TV was costing us $75 a month, but now that we have FiOS, we pay only $63 a month. $12 a month may not seem like a big savings, but every little bit counts. Another difference between satellite TV and FiOS is that FiOS is more reliable during severe weather. Losing service was a big problem with satellite TV because severe weather interfered with the satellite signal.
Finally, the most important difference for us is the number of channels available with the basic service. Our basic satellite service offered us about one hundred channels, and additional channels cost more money. Our basic FiOS service has around three hundred channels, including sixty music channels. Overall, we find FiOS to be a much better choice for our family.…