Topic Sentences

In this section you will explore topic sentences: what they are and how to use them effectively in your writing. You’ll also learn how to evaluate your topic sentences to improve organization and idea flow in your essays.

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Topics in this section:

  • Topic Sentence Definition
  • Characteristics of a Strong Topic Sentence
  • Developing Topic Sentences
  • Topic Sentences & Units of Support
  • Placement of Topic Sentences
  • Topic Sentence Self-Check
  • Topic Sentence Summary