Teaching kids to write clear How to, Non-fiction, Expository or research paragraphs begins with a strong topic sentence. Created with beginning/primary writers in mind, included are two key pieces to teach topic sentences.
Bulletin board anchor charts:
* Introduce topic sentence options as developmentally appropriate
* Post a reference for young writers
* Suggest variations for each topic sentence option.
* Clear, attractive format with kid-friendly font.
Large, whiteboard manipulative set:
* Copy on card stock, cut and laminate. Attach a magnet.
* Teach topic sentences in context via teacher modeling and student interaction on the whiteboard
* See topic sentence word options from the back of the room
* Allows students to move the words and make choices as they experiment with crafting topic sentence variations
Please refer to the preview slides for more details
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