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Grade 4 - English Language
3.7 Find the Topic Sentence

Directions: Answer the multiple choice questions.

On a sheet of paper, write at least three paragraphs on topics of your choice. Identify the topic sentence in each of your paragraphs.

As a homework, write at least five paragraphs from any book of your choice and identify the topic sentences and supporting details in them.

Q 1: Here are the sentences from a paragraph. Select the topic sentence from them.
The people wanted to be Americans, not British.
By the late 1700s the British colonies in America wanted to be free.
They did not like being told that they could not move west and settle.
They did not like the British king telling them what to do.

Q 2: Here are the sentences from a paragraph. Select the topic sentence from them.
Now it was against the law to own a slave in that country.
In 1834 Canada made slavery illegal.
Now, if a slave could run away and reach Canada, he or she was free.
No one could come after them!

Q 3: Here are the sentences from a paragraph. Select the topic sentence from them.
They called this land New France.
They said it all now belonged to France.
Soon the French claimed the land of Canada and the Great Lakes.
Of course, they ignored the rights of the tribes.

Q 4: Here are the sentences from a paragraph. Select the topic sentence from them.
Michigan was a very different place in the early 1800s.
Traveling in Michigan was hard as roads were bad.
At that time most people earned a living by farming.
Land was cheap in Michigan.

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