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Finding the Topic Sentence and Supporting Detail

The topic sentence will be general enough that all the details will fit under it. It limits what you may write about. If a "supporting detail" does not relate to it, you may not use it. Your conclusion should relate to it also.

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Find the topic sentence:(a)All the teachers were talking at once. (b)Someone had a video turned up very loud. (c)The fans were on high. (d)It was difficult to hear.(d)It was difficult to hear.
Find the topic sentence(a)The shark can smell blood a mile away. (b)The shark has teeth as strong as steel. (c)The shark is dangerous and frightening. (d)The shark likes the warm water of the tropics. (e)The shark can function even with brain damage.(c)The shark is dangerous and frightening.
Find the topic sentence(a)The eruption of the Indonesian volcano in 1883 had a severe impact on the atmosphere around the world. (b)The eruption of the Indonesian volcano in 1883 was awsome. (c)The Indonesian volcano erupted in 1883.(a)The eruption of the Indonesian volcano in 1883 had a severe impact on the atmosphere around the world.
Find the topic sentence(a)My friend will probably fail his class. (b)My friend is an incredibly forgetful person. (c)It takes my friend forever to get to class on time.(b)My friend is an incredibly forgetful person.
Find the topic sentence that does not fit the topic sentence "The white shark has features that make it a frightening fish. (a) Its teeth are quite sharp and are as strong as steel. (b) It is the largest carnivorous fish in the ocean. (c) It is able to scent blood and can pick up sounds as far as a mile away. (d) It prefers the warm waters of the tropics and the temperate zone. (e) It can function even after brain damage.(d) It prefers the warm waters of the tropics and the temperate zone.
Pick the sentence that does not support the topic sentence "George and Carla's wedding was not without problems. " (a) George drove to the wrong church and was an hour late. (b) Carla's father accidentally stepped on the train of the dress. (c) The flower girl turned out to be allergic to flowers and kept sneezing. (d) The organist, George's favorite aunt, played quite well.(d) The organist played quite well.
Find the topic sentence: (a) Each of the towers was 110 stories tall and had 102 elevators (b) One thousand people were needed to clean the offices. (c) It had 38 police officers and 200 guards (d) The building complex was big in every way.(d) The complex was big in every way.
Pick the one that does NOT fit this topic sentence: "On our vacation every member of the family relaxed and had fun." (a) I fished every day. (b)My wife and children walked in the woods. (c) Every night my wife and I talked late. (d) Next year we should go to the Smokies.(d) Next year we should go to the Smokies.

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