Writing strong topic sentences can be difficult for younger students. This pack provides you with fun, engaging activities to introduce your students to identifying a topic, how to write a topic sentence, and different types of leads! Your students will be strong at writing topic sentences after completing these activities.
Included in this pack:
–Anchor Charts to help you introduce topic, topic sentence, and different types of leads
–Short reading passages provided for your students to determine the topic. This can be done in whole group, partners, or independent work.
–Sentences Strips to put in sequential order, noting that the topic sentence comes first and details follow.
–Build A Topic which is an activity where students create a topic sentence for the passage
–Construction Hat Headbands where students create the topic sentences on their headband.
–Lead Zone: Students determine what type of lead that topic sentence is
–Assemble A Lead: Students create a given lead for a passage
–Under Construction: Students match the correct topic sentence to the passage
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