Some are from poorer backgrounds while many also come from middle class and upper class households." These sentences provide a simple extension of the information provided in the previous sentences (they also present factual information rather than judgments or ratings).
Link - Provide a smooth transition to the next paragraph as well as to your main thesis or argument.
To address this many techniques have surfaced over time to assist students and writers in forming logical and unified paragraphs as well as to effectively present evidential support.
PEAL (point, evidence, analysis, link) is just an example of these efforts.
Note that each paragraph's 'analysis' component may not contain all of the elements discussed and can be limited to one or two sentences.
For example, as in the previous statement regarding Bipolar disorder, if you were to analyze it along with a statistic you may then note, "The young Americans that suffer from this disorder come from a variety of backgrounds and ethnicities.
Point, Illustrations, Explanation STOPS Helps you remember which aspects of your writing they should check when editing: Sentence structure, Tenses, Organization, Punctuation, Spelling SCOPE A proofreading strategy: Spelling, Capitalization, Order of words, Punctuation, Express complete thoughts Note: This compilation is from The Success Manual, 600 pages of compiled wisdom on 125 important traits, skills and activities.
P-I-E A writing strategy to remember the key parts of a paragraph.
For instance, if your topic sentence was "Bipolar disorder is a pervasive and steadily increasing disease prevalent among young Americans under the age of 30", a statistic identifying the amount of young Americans affected by the disorder would be an appropriate example of evidential support.
Analysis - Examine the statements you presented and elaborate on their meanings.