Upon successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:
1. identify the parts of a topic sentence
2. write an effective topic sentence
The topic sentence is the most important element of the paragraph. It states the main idea of the paragraph and tells the reader what the paragraph is going to be about.
This video will quickly take you the key points for creating a good topic sentence.
Source: Taylor Swedberg
Download and complete the assignment. Turn in your assignment either to your school class site (Moodle or Blackboard) or during class if you are taking a face to face class.
Source: College Writing From Paragraph To Essay, Dorothy E Zemach & Lisa A Rumisek, Macmillan