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A paragraph has _______ parts.
The beginning sentence is also called the lead or the __________________.
It states what the paragraph is all about.
These are sentences that support the main idea of the paragraph.
Which statement best describes the middle sentences of a paragraph?
They are separated by commas.
One supporting sentence is enough.
They include supporting facts, reasons, details and examples.
Which of the following would NOT be a good supporting detail for a paragraph about family?
My favorite flavor of ice cream is strawberry.
My family goes to the beach every summer.
I have three siblings.
My dog is more of a brother than a pet!
Which of the following would be a good middle sentence for a paragraph about travel?
I have been to Disney World three times.
We are planning a trip to Hawaii over spring break.
My family went to New York City last Christmas.
All of the above.
What is missing from the paragraph below?
I am special because of my unique musical abilities. First, I have been playing the piano since I was four years old. I have become quite good at reading sheet music. I also take voice lessons and I had the lead solo at my recital. Finally, I like to write songs.
What is true about the ending sentence?
It can introduce a new idea.
It restates the main idea of the paragraph and summarizes it.
It is the most important part of the paragraph.
It presents a new detail to support the topic sentence.
__________________________________. It doesn’t rain very often in summer or winter. The sun usually shines all day. In winter, it can get cold in the desert, but in summer it is hot in the desert and in the cities. I love hot weather.
It is summer and it rained yesterday.
I like the weather in our country.
Our country is very big.
It can get to 50°C, for example.