Topic Sentences: Identification & Analysis


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What is the definition of a sentence?

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1. Which of the following is true about a paragraph?

2. Which of the following best describes the purpose of the topic sentence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Identifying and analyzing topic sentences can be a tricky task, but it is also an important one. Use these assessments to aid your understanding of the topic. They will ask questions regarding the definition, purpose, and tips for writing a strong topic sentence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will test students on their knowledge of the topics listed below:

  • The definition of a sentence
  • Characteristics of paragraphs
  • The purpose of a topic sentence
  • Tips for writing a strong topic sentence

Skills Practiced

Students who utilize these assessments will be practicing the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read and draw the most critical information from the related lesson on identifying and analyzing a topic sentence
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why writers need strong topic sentences
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about tips for writing better topic sentences and the purpose of a topic sentence

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, check out the accompanying lesson, Topic Sentences: Identification & Analysis. It will help you meet the following goals and objectives:

  • Define sentences
  • Describe topic sentences
  • Learn the importance of a good topic sentence
  • Identify tips for writing a strong topic sentence