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7th Grade Language Arts / Lesson 10d2: Topic Sentences & Supporting Sentences

Topic & Supporting Sentences

Review


  • We've learned about paragraphs, main ideas, and topic sentences.


What Will I Learn Today?


  • Today you will practice recognizing topic sentences and you will learn about supporting sentences.


Placing the Topic Sentence


  • We learned the topic sentence contains the main idea of your paragraph.

    1. The topic sentence is usually the first sentence in a paragraph.
    2. Sometimes the topic sentence can be found at the middle or end of a paragraph

    This table tells how placement of the topic sentence affects your writing.


Identify the Topic Sentence