Printables for This Topic:
Favorites – This is a wonderful analogy that one of our staff
members thought up.
Pass the Paragraph
– Write the topic sentence of a paragraph; then pass the paper to
Pick the Sentence
– Look at each topic sentence and determine the best concluding
Read and Evaluate
– In one of your textbooks, find and write down 4 concluding sentences.
Write and Evaluate
– Write a paragraph with a topic sentence, 2-3 supporting sentences,
and a concluding sentence.
Place – Identify the topic sentence in each paragraph by underlining
it. Then, write a concluding sentence for each paragraph.
and Lady Bugs – Transition words such as first, next, and finally
give the reader clues regarding the order of the writing.
Favorite Band and Their Music – Musical phrases have crescendos
and decrescendos, with the music starting quietly, growing to its
fullest sound, and then subsiding once again.
It – Put an x by any sentences which could be good concluding
sentences in paragraphs.
End of The Road – Concluding sentences summarize the paragraph.
They often restate the main idea expressed in the topic sentence.
The Paragraphs – Concluding sentences signal the end of a paragraph.
They often restate the topic sentence.