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133 resources with the concept topic sentences

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Paragraph Review WS-2

For Students 7th - 8th
For this paragraph review worksheet, students correctly identify topic sentences and supporting details in 10 examples. Students also identify the best topic sentence in 6 problems, and write 2 original topic sentences.
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Paragraph Lesson

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students write paragraphs with topic sentences and supporting details. In this paragraph writing lesson, students fix sentences and paragraphs. Students also write a paragraph that includes an introduction, supporting details, and a...
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CTBS Usage Practice #6

For Students 7th - 8th
In this CTBS usage practice worksheet, students identify simply subjects, topic sentences, sentences off topic, and combine multiple sentences. There are seventeen multiple choice questions.
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Learning About Lemurs - A Summarization

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discuss the importance of comprehension and the use of summarization. Through guided practice, they follow five steps in finding and highlighting important information, while deleting information that is not needed. They write...
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What's the Main Idea??

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students determine how to form a simple topic sentence in order to summarize a reading passage to increase comprehension. They apply the strategy to reading a passage from a textbook by writing a topic sentence for paragraphs about the...
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Top it all off with a Topic Sentence

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice the strategy of locating the topic sentence in a paragraph to increase their understanding of text as well as becoming better readers. They view and locate the topic sentence in paragraph 3, page 107, from "All About...
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Persuasive Letters and The Tell Tale Heart

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students write persuasive letters based on "The Tell Tale Heart." They brainstorm topic sentences, main ideas, and details. They analyze the character and determine if he is innocent or guilty. They create a map listing their reasons to...
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Turning Outline Topics Into Sentences

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the construction of topic sentences and the processes involved in the development of a paragraph from these sentences. Outlines are utilized to provide ideas for topics and their supporting details.
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Language Arts: Who Am I?

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders write self-identity essays of three to five paragraphs in length. They include topic sentences, transition words, and concluding paragraphs in their essays, They read their essays to classmates.
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Main Idea and Supporting Details

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders write topic sentences. In this writing lesson, 2nd graders construct a paragraph consisting of a topic sentence and 2-4 additional sentences. Students analyze their writing and publish a final copy.
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Writing Exercise for The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore topic sentences and supporting sentences. In this writing lesson, students locate topic sentences and supporting sentences found in The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. Students write an essay based on a particular section of...
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Title or Topic Sentence?

For Students 4th - 5th
In this title or topic sentence worksheet, students read a set of 20 statements, determining whether each if a title or a sentence.
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Journalism - The Attention Grabbing Topic Sentence

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students act as journalists to grab audience attention with the topic sentence for their writing. They write paragraphs in quantities appropriate to grade level.