What are Extraneous Details? Extraneous details are details that are irrelevant to the main idea of a paragraph. Extraneous details are details that are not necessary to include in a paragraph because they are not related to the theme of a paragraph.
Extraneous details should not be included in your writing. Read More...
The resources above cover the following skills:
Writing and Composition
Writing informational and persuasive genres for intended audiences and purposes require ideas, organization, and voice develop. Students can:
Write multi-paragraph compositions that have clear topic development, logical organization, effective use of detail, and variety in sentence structure.
Analyze and improve clarity of paragraphs and transitions.