Parts of a Paragraph Titles Topic Sentences Supporting Details Concluding Sentences
Title The name of the paragraph Tells what the paragraph is about in a couple words How do I write one? ◦ Choose a couple words that describe what your paragraph is about ◦ Titles always have capital letters
Topic Sentence (the top bun) The first sentence of the paragraph Tells us what the paragraph is about How do I write one? ◦ Summarize the main idea of the paragraph.
Supporting Details (the toppings) The sentences after the topic sentence They make up the body of the paragraph They tell more about the main idea How do I write them? ◦ Give supporting details, facts, and examples of your main idea
Concluding Sentence (the bottombun) The last sentence of the paragraph It tells the main idea again How do I write one? ◦ Tell the main idea again, but in new words ◦ The concluding sentence should be very similar to the topic sentence
Reading Practice My Dream Home My dream home is a house in anice neighborhood. The house has aliving room, a dining room, a kitchen,two bathrooms, and three bedrooms. Allthe rooms are very big and bright. Therooms have comfortable furniture. Iwould love to live in a house in a niceneighborhood.
Writing PracticeLets write a paragraph about thisapartment!