Develop a topic sentence with supporting details and a concluding sentence to form a paragraph. 0401.3.11
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- Graphic Organizer Template - print this for class use in practicing supporting details
- Identify the Topic Sentence and Information that Does not Belong - print the page and follow directions [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Supporting Details - [designed for grade 3] lesson and practice
- Supporting sentences - [designed for grade 2] lesson
- Take Notes - students evaluate what items should be included in the opening paragraph of a news story
- Techniques for Writing: Writing Topic Sentences for Paragraphs - lesson and practice.
- The Topic Sentence: lab activity - Select the description that best fits the topic sentence given.
- Topic Sentences: Exercise 1.1 - Identify the topic sentences in the exercise
- Topic Sentences: Exercise 1.2 - Read the paragraphs carefully, then select the most appropriate topic sentence for each of the paragraphs from the choices provided.
- Topic Sentences: Exercise 1.3 - The topic sentence of each of the paragraphs in this exercise has been omitted. After a careful reading, write your own topic sentence for each
- Topic Sentences: Exercise 1.4 - In this exercise you will be given topic sentences and two key points to include to support the topic sentence. Suggest two further points for each of the paragraphs. Think about the types of detail the reader would expect. Try to address the questions readers are likely to develop in their minds when reading the topic sentence.
- Topic Sentence Quiz - quiz on topic sentence knowledge
- Topic Sentences - Online lesson, then quiz.
- Topic Sentence Activities - a collection of resources at Internet4Classrooms
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