AKA: Focus Sentence. Topic Sentence. In your Writing section of your blue binder, write down what you think a topic sentence is. Now, read the following descriptions and make additions to your own definition A topic sentence expresses the main idea of the paragraph
AKA: Focus Sentence
In your Writing section of your blue binder, write down what you think a topic sentence is.
Now, read the following descriptions and make additions to your own definition
________________. However, my dog Fido and my cat Cleopatra communicate better than my brother and I. Fido and Cleopatra have been friends since we brought Cleopatra home as a kitten. She loved cuddling against Fido’s warm belly when she took naps. Now, the two are inseparable. If someone sees Fido walking around, there is sure to be a black cat following closely behind.
1. There are many birds in the world, but my favorite bird is the cockatoo. 2. A cockatoo is a parrot with white or dark features. 3. It is an active bird that communicates by lifting the feathers on its head, spreading its wings, and making loud calls. 4. A cockatoo is an intelligent and affectionate bird that many people keep as a pet. 5. My second-favorite bird is the macaw parrot.
5. My second-favorite bird is the macaw parrot.
Many fast-food chains make their profits from adding a special ingredient called “forget sauce” to their foods. Made largely from edible oil products, this condiment is never listed on the menu. In addition, this well-kept industry secret is the reason why ingredients are never listed on the packaging of additional foods sold by these restaurants. “Forget sauce” has a chemical property which causes temporary amnesia in consumers. After spending significant amounts of money on questionable food, most consumers swear they will never do so again. Within a short period, however, the chemical in “forget sauce” takes effect and the consumer returns.