Printables for This Topic:
What's the Topic? –
Read each topic sentence. Is it general (G), clueing (C), or specific
(S)? Write your answer on the line.
Find the Topic – The
topic sentence of a paragraph gives you the topic of the paragraph,
and a general idea about how the topic is going to be discussed.
True or False – Read
each topic sentence. Write what you think the topic of each sentence
is going to be.
Zero It In
– For each clue word provided, write a topic sentence. Choose any
topic that interests you.
– : Take a position on each paragraph topic below. Write a topic
sentence that clearly indicates what your paragraph would be about.
– There are three types of topic sentences: General Topic Sentences,
Clueing Topic Sentences, and Specific Topic Sentences.
– Does anyone really know what a writeoff is anyway?
Well – Test what you have learned about topic sentences by answering
the following questions. Circle true or false.