Teaching kids to write clear How to, Non-fiction, Expository, Narrative or research pieces begins with a strong topic sentence. Created with developing writers in mind, included are two key pieces to teach more advanced topic sentences. These are ideal for when your writers are ready to move beyond the basics.
Bulletin board anchor charts:
* Introduce topic sentence options as developmentally appropriate
* Post a reference
* Several example sentences
* 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
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Looking to teach more basic topic sentences?
Teaching Topic Sentences to PRIMARY Writers - anchor charts and interactive whiteboard manipulatives
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Teaching Topic Sentences BUNDLE - anchor charts and interactive whiteboard manipulatives for all levels
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