Understanding Topic Sentences
This article explains what a topic sentence is and its importance in a paragraph. The author provides an example paragraph with the topic sentence "Build a nest, lay eggs in the nest, sit on the eggs,
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Slide1Wh a t ’ s M y T o p i c S e n t e n c e ?
Slide2Lets review what a topic sentence is:• The topic sentence is the main idea of the paragraph. • This sentence lets the reader know what the paragraph is about. • Usually you will find the topic sentence at the beginning of the paragraph.
Slide3What is my topic sentence?• Build a nest • Lay eggs in the nest • Sit on the eggs • Gather food for the hungry babies TOPIC SENTENCE: A mother bird does many things.
Slide4What is my topic sentence?• Built a sand castle • Ran in and out of the waves • Rode a boogie board • Flew a kite TOPIC SENTENCE: We had lots of fun at the beach.
Slide5What is my topic sentence?• Fetch a stick • Bring in the newspaper • Protect the house TOPIC SENTENCE: My dog can do many things.
Slide6Don’t forget…• Your topic sentence is the main idea of your paragraph. • Start your topic sentence with a capital letter. • End your topic sentence with either a . , ! , or ?