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    Paragraph Review Generally, the main idea of a paragraph is stated in the topic sentence. The topic sentence tells the topic of the paragraph and the general idea regarding the topic that is going to be discussed. A topic sentence should not contain supporting details.

    Direction:Writeatopicsentenceforthegroupofsentencesprovided.

    1.Crocodilesaregrayishgreen. Crocodileshavetriangularsnout.Alligatorslikefreshwater.Alligatorshavearoundedsnout.Thefourthtoothisexposedonacrocodilewhentheirmouthisclosed.

    Topicsentence:

    ______________________________________________________________________________2.Youneedtoexercisedaily. Youneedtoeatvarietyoffreshfruitsandvegetables.Waterisimportant Calciumisfoundinavarietyoffoodsotherthanmilk.

    Topicsentence:

    ______________________________________________________________________________3.Clarionangelfishliveinreefwaters. Itsthinbodyhelpsitslipinandaroundrockyreefs.AlargeClarionangelfishiseightincheslong.Theyeatsponges,seagrasses,andalgae.

    Topicsentence:

    ______________________________________________________________________________4.Butterflieslaytheireggsonleaves. Then,theeggshatchintosmalllarvae.Thelarvaegrowandturnintocaterpillars. Thecaterpillarsspinachrysalisorcocoon.

    Topicsentence:

    ______________________________________________________________________________5.Thejudgesatwithagrimlookonherface. Theroomwasthickwithanticipation.IwishIhadthatdaytodooveragain. Iwillneverdrinkanddriveagain.

    Topicsentence:

    ______________________________________________________________________________

    6.Manypeoplegathertowatchthebullriding. Otherscomeforthefood.Theridesatthefairareawesome! Everyonecanfindsomethingtheyenjoydoing.

    TopicSentence:

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  • This worksheet is from www.teach-nology.com

    Paragraph Review Generally, the main idea of a paragraph is stated in the topic sentence. The topic sentence tells the topic of the paragraph and the general idea regarding the topic that is going to be discussed. A topic sentence should not contain supporting details.

    Direction:Writeatopicsentenceforthegroupofsentencesprovided.ANSWERSMAYVARY

    1.Crocodilesaregrayishgreen. Crocodileshavetriangularsnout.Alligatorslikefreshwater.Alligatorshavearoundedsnout.Thefourthtoothisexposedonacrocodilewhentheirmouthisclosed.

    Topicsentence:Althoughalligatorsandcrocodileshavemuchincommon,theyalsohavemanydifferences.

    2.Youneedtoexercisedaily. Youneedtoeatvarietyoffreshfruitsandvegetables.Waterisimportant Calciumisfoundinavarietyoffoodsotherthanmilk.

    Topicsentence:Inordertobehealthy,youneedtoliveahealthylifestyle.

    ______________________________________________________________________________3.Clarionangelfishliveinreefwaters.Itsthinbodyhelpsitslipinandaroundrockyreefs.AlargeClarionangelfishiseightincheslong.Theyeatsponges,seagrasses,andalgae.

    Topicsentence:Clarionangelfisharequiteunique.

    ______________________________________________________________________________4.Butterflieslaytheireggsonleaves. Then,theeggshatchintosmalllarvae.Thelarvaegrowandturnintocaterpillars. Thecaterpillarsspinachrysalisorcocoon.

    Topicsentence:Thereareseveralstepstothelifecycleofabutterfly.

    ______________________________________________________________________________5.Thejudgesatwithagrimlookonherface. Theroomwasthickwithanticipation.IwishIhadthatdaytodooveragain. Iwillneverdrinkanddriveagain.

    Topicsentence:Thebiggestmistakeofmylifeledmetostandingbeforeajudgeformysentence.

    ______________________________________________________________________________

    6.Manypeoplegathertowatchthebullriding. Otherscomeforthefood.Theridesatthefairareawesome! Everyonecanfindsomethingtheyenjoydoing.

    TopicSentence:Thecountyfairisagreatplaceforentertainmentandfun.

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