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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.
They did not like the British king telling them what to do.
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.

Q 2: Here are the sentences from a paragraph. Select the topic sentence from them.
Looking for a shortcut to China, the French explored the lakes and rivers.
They kept exploring towards the west.
Traveling from France to China was a very, very long trip.

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

Q 4: 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.
No one could come after them!
Now, if a slave could run away and reach Canada, he or she was free.
In 1834 Canada made slavery illegal.

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