topic sentences and paragraphs

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a ____ is a group of sentences that present a main idea and related details to a reader.
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paragraph
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a good paragraph has the following key elements: . . . .
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. a focused topic .a main idea expressed in a topic sentence .details supporting the main idea .a concluding sentence
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the topic sentence of a paragraph expresses the single _____ the writer wants to communicate to the reader.
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main idea
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2 parts of topic sentence
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.it names the topic .it expresses an idea about it
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The topic of a paragraph expresses the_______ the writer wants to communicate to the reader.
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single main idea
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a topic sentence is ________ or ________.
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.too broad-you won’t be able to discuss it in a single paragraph .too narrow-you’ll have difficultly writing an entire paragraph about the paragraph
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a topic sentence can appear anywhere in a sentence, but it’s often the ______ sentence.
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first

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