Topic Sentences A good topic sentence does two important things. Helps you stay focused on the topic of your paragraph. Helps readers to know what your paragraph will be about. Parts of a Topic Sentences A topic sentence should: ...
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Topic Sentences Step Up to Writing PPT by Connie Nelson ... Roman Verdana Wingdings Globe Topic Sentences Occasion/Position Occasion/Position cont. Occasion/Position topic sentences Examples Other topic examples Character Paragraph However Statements However Examples ...
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What is a Paragraph? A paragraph is a group of sentences that tells about one subject or area. Each sentence in a paragraph must give information about the topic Reasons to Write a Paragraph 1.
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... and examples. “BUILDING ... examples for your essay PROS- for school uniforms CONS- against uniforms saves time getting ready in the morning stops kids from expressing ... NOW, PUT YOUR TOPIC SENTENCE AND YOUR 4-5 SENTENCES OF EXPLANATION TOGETHER AND YOU HAVE A….. School uniforms will ...
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Example: Last summer my family went on an amazing picnic in a park. is the topic of this paragraph. Write three detail sentences. Each sentence should tell about the topic. Use good ... Ending sentence: Restate the topic of the paragraph.
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Supporting Details Are specific examples and details that support main the idea or topic sentence. ... radio stars read the comics aloud to kids. ... TOPIC SENTENCES Author: sportman Last modified by: lausd_user Created Date:
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Know how to manage study time Examples Topic Sentence: Knowing how to study for tests is important in high school. Topic: Knowing ... The gifts that grandfathers give, whether material or not, make them a positive impact on kids. Stop ... Topic Sentences Author: Dean Last modified by:
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... ! The Last Detail (Meat) Finally!! The most important detail. Should start differently than most of the other sentences. Needs to be ... Hamburger Paragraphs How to write a really great paragraph! The Topic Sentence (Top Bun ... Finally, I love to teach because I love to be around kids.
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... family, choices, etc.) Write 3 original thematic statements on a chosen topic. Be prepared to share. -For example: I chose the topic of courage, and I wrote this thematic statement: ... Literary thesis statement examples: 1. ... (topic sentences of body paragraphs) ...
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Tomorrow we will research any information you will need for the examples on your topic. Step Up To Writing is About Showing you the process Helping you through the process Letting you work ... Conclusions tie it all together. Topic sentences and thesis statements are the heart. Examples ...
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... the point of the essay They serve as a transition between the hook and the thesis statement Example of general topic sentences: Hook: The Five Paragraph Essay a step ... An opening sentence or two that grabs the reader’s interest and introduces the general topic of the essay Examples: ...
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Worst is the lack of privacy. Stated and Implied Main Idea… Sometimes, a paragraph has a stated main idea usually in the topic sentence. This means the paragraph “says” what ... Let’s take a look at two examples… ... All of the sentences in a paragraph should support the main idea of ...
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A PowerPoint Presentation Created by: Mrs. Perry Interrogative Exclamatory Imperative Declarative The Four Kinds of Sentences Let’s start with the Declarative Sentence.
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Emotional Appeals Examples “Kids don’t even think anymore. ... TOPIC SENTENCES SHOULD ALSO BEGIN WITH A TRANSITION WORD. GUIDED THESIS STATEMENT: “School uniforms should not be required at Monroe Clark Middle School.” TOPIC SENTENCE 1: ...
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Objective Today we will write a persuasive essay. ... opinions Just the Facts for Persuasive Compositions Topic Sentence ... the opposite is private voice, the language between friends, often involving slang and incomplete sentences Organization The persuasive composition has a ...
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... about the topic without a clear position Has a consistent focus and point of view Writing about multiple, unrelated ideas Contains sufficient information to address the issue A brief paragraph with only a few sentences Includes relevant examples, ... teaching about animals to kids and ...
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Four Square Writing ... Boxes 2-4 contain complete sentences which state reasons, examples or explanations. ... Using the four square to develop these ideas ensures that details are aligned with the main ideas, and topic sentences start every paragraph. Step 6: ...
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Use Correct Paragraph Form Topic Sentence Three Examples Conclusion The Beginning - Your First Sentences Start with a topic sentence that uses the ... No paragraph should be less than five sentences. Each paragraph must include: * * Title: The Five-Paragraph Essay Author: Paula Barnard Last ...
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These PowerPoint Slides may not ... Let me give you some examples. WRITING WHERE TOPIC SENTENCES On the playground Across the street Inside our classroom ... Next to the creek . . . On the soccer field . . . Outside my bedroom window . . . WHERE TOPIC SENTENCES Where What Happened On ...
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Recognizing a Main Idea Stated Main Ideas—Tips for Finding Topic Sentences Keep these suggestions in mind. A Topic ... “Kids” is not the topic of the entire paragraph. ... (terms like “for instance,” “second,” “in addition”) which suggest examples.
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Purpose Write 1 to 3 sentences describing what you want to find ... New Roman MS Pゴシック Arial Wingdings Webdings Wingdings 2 Times Straight Edge 1_Straight Edge Science Fair Projects Choose a Topic Title Purpose Research Hypothesis Procedure Procedure Procedure Slide 10 ...
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Persuasive Writing Topic Writing Situation Many public school systems across the country require students to wear uniforms. Some educators believe that wearing uniforms will help students concentrate more on their school work.
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Writing Elaboration Strategies Elaboration Definition Elaboration means. . . Tell the reader more By adding sentences with more explanation using a variety of specific strategies, e.g., anecdotes, examples, definitions, descriptions, details, dialogue, quotations, statistics and facts, and ...
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... I love to teach because I love to be around kids. ... Let’s Review Here are some examples of sentences that cannot be used as topic sentences. ... The problem with this sentence is that it contains too many details. Topic sentences are general, ...
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I can introduce a topic clearly and group related information into a paragraph. ... Sentences 2 and 3: ... The main reason kids need uniforms is that uniforms make life easier for everyone.First of all, ...
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Develop a multi-paragraph response to the assigned topic that clearly communicates your thesis ... Use well-structured sentences and language that are appropriate ... in the article titled “Should Kids Wear School Uniforms?” the author discusses how uniforms actually go as far as ...
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Writing the Argumentative/Persuasive Essay CHOOSING A TOPIC Possible Topic Ideas Should boxing be banned? Should the driving age be raised to 18? ... Second and perhaps third sentences narrow the idea down to your specific idea.
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Controlling idea The best season for kids is winter, ... facts, examples, quotes, and arguments that support the main idea. In each supporting sentence/point, there are ... Supporting Sentence/Point Write 3 supporting sentences for each of the topic sentences below: Owning a small car has ...
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Let's look at the list of attributes we made when developing the following topic sentences. Topic Sentence: My brother's driving always makes me nervous. ... To be able to write supporting details that describe examples that defend the opinion/feeling about the limited topic Objective: ...
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Topic Sentences… The TOPIC SENTENCE is usually the first sentence of the paragraph. It gives the reader an idea of what the ... Topic Sentences cont. Summarizing Example paragraphs… Main idea and supporting details Sentence Summary… Tornadoes cont… Main idea and supporting details ...
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Summary sentence that supports your opinion & ideas of an ENTIRE essay or paper Explains topic, reasoning, ... You will see see examples later Why Use a Thesis Statement?
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TEXTUAL EVIDENCE Sentences in the body paragraph which use the AUTHOR’S EXACT WORDS to help support your topic statement. EXPLANATION OF EVIDENCE Sentences in the body paragraph which explain to the reader HOW YOUR TEXTUAL EVIDENCE SUPPORTS YOUR TOPIC STATEMENT.
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Topics may be changed. Any general sentence will work. Possible topic sentences: Summer is the ... more information from the slide, like: "Kids, Elaboration answers a reader ... and elaborates using specific details and/or examples. Narrows topic (e.g., from general topic, such ...
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... (it has a controlling idea) Supporting sentences Concluding sentence Topic Sentence The most important ... Controlling idea The best season for kids is ... are the facts and ideas that explain or prove the topic sentence or the main idea. It presents details, facts, examples ...
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Compound-Complex Sentences A compound-complex sentence is a sentence that has at least two independent clauses and at least one dependent clause. The same subordinating conjunctions are used to introduce the dependent clauses.
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You Have the Final Say Your paper is meant to persuade the reader of your point of view on your topic You have the final say You get to make the connections and expand ... several consecutive sentences that are about the ... Write to impress Let’s Look at Some Examples Is it working ...
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the reasons for not going to the cinema is explained in the topic sentences of the essay and not in the thesis ... the main points of the essay listed in the topic sentence Topic Sentence Supporting Statement Details / Examples First of all ... Little kids race up and down the ...
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Four Square Writing Method for Grades 1-3 Four Square Writing Method ... I couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. Persuasive Essay Kids should get bigger allowances because we do chores. Kids are always studying hard. We even use manners! ... q Topic sentences in the middle (body ...
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Why write an Introductory paragraph. To create interest in your subject. ... The subject is the simple topic you intend to write about. Examples: my best friend. welfare reform. euthanasia. What is a thesis? ... sentences. about. topic.
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Types of sentences Every sentence must… Begin with a capital letter. Contain a verb. End with a . ! or ? Parts of a Sentence Subjects Tells who or what the sentence is about. ... Simple Sentence Examples I would like to go to the store this afternoon.
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Every year the grand kids would look forward to new pajamas ... Paragraph A paragraph has three parts. The topic sentence states the main idea. The sentences in the body of the ... So…let’s get started!!! Read some examples on the next three slides… Topic Sentence Body Closing Sentence ...
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... (2-3 sentences), give specific examples and elaborate-support with B ... Topic Sentence. First Supporting Sentences (A) Second Supporting Sentences (B) Personal Story or FRIES. ... FCAT Writing Last-minute Tips and Reminders.
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This is what we’ve discovered. Introduction Begin with information relevant to the topic. Examples: general background of subject (event, person, place); short ... developing a paragraph can be extremely difficult. Topic sentences can appear at several points in a paragraph. Transitions ...
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... and provide parents the opportunity to reconnect with their kids. What should be the topic of the 2. nd. body paragraph? ... 5 sentences minimum. 5 sentences minimum. 5 sentences minimum. Dilemma: Where should your best argument go?
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NONFICTION TEXT FEATURES Mrs. McNutt Mountain View ES 5th grade STANDARDS TO COVER ELA5R1.b Identifies and uses knowledge of common textual features (e.g., paragraphs, topic sentences, concluding sentences, glossary). ... Now we are going to try some examples on the overhead ...
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Finally, I love to teach because I love to be around kids. ... Student Examples of Topic Sentences Mother and father penguins both take care of their young. Mother and father penguins play a very important role in raising their young.
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Problem-solution Essay- Part 2. Unit 1. ... Present situation 1-2 sentences. This essay will look at. Problems. Topic. Problem 1 Example. Problem 2 Example. Problem 3 Example. Summary. ... Topic Sentence. Rules. Rules. Examples 1-2. Exercising program Example 1-2.
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... who are the upper class rich kids. Statement of Situation. The author’s main idea; ... 3 Example Sentences (Prove your Topic Sentence) ... (topic sentence and three examples) 3.) Discuss subtopic two (topic sentence and three examples)
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Cause and Effect Paragraphs ... Organizer Achieving Unity Unity is achieved in a paragraph by deciding if causes or effects will be the focus Create a topic sentence that focuses on central event, ... Use support sentences to identify the causes or effects.
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