RIP Conclusion Paragraph

Importance to the Reader’s Life Exercise

Good essay conclusion connect the issue to the reader’s experience and making the new knowledge practical to their everyday lives.

Use the chart below to brainstorm ideas on how to develop this section of the conclusion paragraph.

Genre/Purpose     Importance to Reader (possible questions to answer)
INFORMATIVE        •What are some the most important details shared that must be retained
•In what circumstances will this new knowledge/understanding be useful?
•Why is this new information practical and important for everyone to learn?

Importance to reader question Sample Responses
•What is the most important information shared that they must retain The incredible number of lives that can be saved from the use of cell phones in crisis situation.

How one can access useful information to make informed decisions on the spot.

•In what circumstances will this new knowledge/understanding be useful? When faced with an emergency

When facing an important decision

•Why is this new information practical and important for everyone to learn? Open people’s eyes to the inherent value of cell phones

Inspire new innovations in cellphone technology and applications to increase these benefits