Topic Sentence Worksheets:
What's the Topic? -
Read each sentence. What is the purpose of it? Is it general (G), clueing (C), or specific
(S)? Write your answer on the line.
Identify Them - The
topic sentence of a paragraph gives you the concept of the paragraph,
and a general idea about how it is going to be discussed.
True or False - Read
each topic sentence. Write what you think the each sentence
is going to be about.
Zero It In
- For each clue word provided, write a topic sentence. Choose any
thing that interests you.
- Take a position on each of the thoughts below. Write a topic
sentence that clearly indicates what your paragraph would be about.
- There are three types of topic sentences: General sentences,
Clueing sentences, and Specific 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.