Topic Sentence• The topic sentence is the first sentence of the paragraph.• It lets you know what the paragraph is going to be about.
Paragraph Body• Next is the paragraph body, or the supporting sentences.• These are usually 2 or 3 sentences that talk give more information about the topic sentence.
Conclusion• This is the final sentence of the paragraph.• It usually sums up the topic or restates the topic sentence but in a different way.
Time to Kickoff• What is a topic sentence? –A. The first sentence of the paragraph. –B. The 2 or 3 sentences in the middle of the paragraph.
2nd Quarter• Which part of the paragraph restates the topic sentence, but in a different way? –A. The Body of the Paragraph –B. The Conclusion
3rd Quarter• The 2 to 3 sentences in the middle of the paragraph serve what purpose? – A. They introduce the topic of the paragraph. – B. They give more information about the topic sentence, and are known as the body of the paragraph.
4th Quarter• Which of the following, is a good topic sentence? – A. The Declaration of Independence was created by the Americans in an attempt to break free from the harsh treatment of Britain. – B. There was a declaration of independence and it was real good.
Touchdown !!!!!!• Correct!!!• Great Job! You just scored 7 Points!!
Turn Over on Downs!!• Sorry, that is not the correct answer.• Your team losses possession of the ball.