TOPIC SENTENCE
PARAGRAPH WRITING
Supporting Sentence
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100

A Topic Sentence must state the main  idea and 

100

What is a paragraph?

Subjective 

100

Approximately how many supporting sentences should you have in a paragraph.

100

Turn your homework into the top tray when you are finished. What type of sentence is this?

100

He was angry because the rain fell all afternoon. Identify the verbs in the sentence

200

2 types of sentences that you can use as a topic sentence. 

200

Name the 3 sentences that make up a paragraph.

200

Identify 2 supporting sentences below.

Burning fossil fuels causes global warming. This is because when coal and oil are burned, they release gasses such as carbon dioxide, methane, and ozone. These gasses are large, and fill our atmosphere. As a result, heat from the Earth cannot find its way as easily into space. Instead, it ‘collides’ with these molecules and is the heat energy is absorbed. As a result, our skies are filled with heated gasses, which raise the average temperature of our world.

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200

Stop___The stove is hot___ what punctuation mark would you put on the line?

200

A word that replaces a noun.

300

Name of sentence that states the main idea 

300

What are the three different types of paragraph?

300

Give me one supporting sentence about how secondary colours are made.

300

We are studying fractions in Math class. What type of sentence is this?

300

A unified paragraph focuses on and develops a ___________. This idea is typically captured in a ____________ , called a topic sentence.

400

Cats are very good pets for several reasons. They are naturally good caregivers because they take care of their kittens, so they want to take care of their owners as well. Cats are quite clean, and if you train them to use a litter box, they require almost no cleanup in their areas. Finally, cats are independent, so you don't need to worry about them being lonely when you're at school all day. They really are the ideal pet for almost any owner

400

Words that signal the introduction of new detail and shows the relationship between the detail and the paragraph.

400

This is a sentence with information that supports a main idea or claim

400

What is a noun phrase?

400

Find the noun: The little fire engine tried to climb up, but couldn't quite do it.

500

State one punctuation mark that you can use at the end of a topic sentence

500

Name one thing that should be in the introductory paragraph 

500

Give me two supporting sentences about the water cycle.

500

TRUE or FALSE: In a noun phrase the head is a noun or a pronoun, optionally accompanied by a set of modifiers.

500

Find the adjective and the conjunction: The undisciplined student refused to work, but tried harder when he was sent to student services

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