Show that you are thinking critically about evidence by beginning most paragraphs with ideas in your own words (your voice), and then integrating other people’s words and ideas (their voices) into your argument. Click on these examples to find out more.
‘Global warming’ and ‘climate change’ have been used interchangeably in recent times to convey a new urgency around environmental issues.
Statement 1:This paragraph begins with a topic sentence with the topic and main point in the student’s voice.
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change define it as ‘a change of climate which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the composition of the global atmosphere’ (2011, p. 5).