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Topic Sentences: MAP your way to writing one!

Topic Sentences: MAP your way to writing one!

Author: Jill Walter
  1. Review what a topic sentence is and what it looks like.

  2. Explain how to write topic sentences that transition between paragraphs and introduce supporting details.

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand how to structure a paper and who is confused about how to write effective topic sentences. It will explain how topic sentences help to transition between paragraphs and provide cohesion.

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YouTube - Topic Sentences

Watch this YouTube video to learn what a topic sentence is and where it is located.

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Review & explanation of topic sentences and how to MAP one

Learn what a topic sentences is and what the acronym MAP means in relationship to writing a good one.

Source: Jill Walter

Topic Sentences - Location and Review of Content

Listen to learn what a topic sentence should do in a paragraph.

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Topic Sentences, Transitions, & Supporting Details

Learn about how to write topic sentences the preview the supporting details and use transitions to guide the audience through the writing.

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Example of how to transition between paragraph

Learn how to write a topic sentence that will transition between paragraphs.

Source: Jill Walter