Topic Sentence/Supporting Details
Topic sentences are the focus of this language arts worksheet. Learners read text about quicksand, identify the topic sentence and supporting details, and fill out a chart. Very good practice!
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Writing: Topic Sentence/Supporting Details
Young learners read a two-paragraph selection regarding hummingbirds. They identify the topic sentence and supporting details in the selection, while thinking of a topic they would like to write about. A graphic organizer is filled in...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Topic Sentence/Supporting Details: Thinking Aloud
Upper elementary language arts classes practice identifying the topic sentence and supporting detail in a text. They read a nonfiction passage about a new communication invention, and write the topic sentence with three supporting...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Main Ideas and Supporting Details in Writing
In several practices, individuals read paragraphs, pick out the main idea, and identify the supporting details by writing them on the lines. Learners also practice creating main idea sentences using given topic words. In the last two...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Paragraph Review: Topic Sentences and Supporting Details
Distinguishing between topic sentences and supporting details is the challenge presented here. Learners examine pairs of sentences and label one the topic sentence and the other a supporting detail sentence. The exercise could be used as...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Main Idea and Supporting Details
Check out this interactive presentation to give your main idea and supporting details instruction a boost. Included in the presentation are a detailed definition of both terms, tips on how to find them, multiple examples to be read and...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Topic Sentence/Supporting Details: The Moon's Surface
Here is an excellent worksheet on topic sentence worksheet. Learners read text about the surface of the moon, identify the topic sentence and three supporting details, then plan an article of their own choosing. Very nice!
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
8-Sentence Accordion Paragraph Practice
Organization can take a paragraph from mundane to first-rate. Try out a graphic organizer for an accordion-style paragraph, which includes a topic sentence, three reasons with details and transitions, three explanations, and a concluding...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Elaborate on Supporting Details by Writing Hypothetical Details
This is an essential skill of writing that many of our learners often forget! With this resource, your young writers will learn how to clarify or explain supporting details in order to connect arguments back to topic sentences and thesis...
5 mins 5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed