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Topic Sentences Worksheets

Topic sentences are a vital part of paragraph writing. They state the central focus of the paragraph and provide cohesion for the paragraph. It’s important for students to learn to write clear and concise topic sentences. The worksheets below are aimed to help your student become a master at recognizing and writing topic sentences. They are free for you to use at home or in the classroom. To view a worksheet or download a printable PDF, simply click on the title. Check out all of our writing worksheets !

Identify the Topic Sentence

Identify the Topic Sentence

The topic sentence in a paragraph states the main idea of the paragraph. While it is
usually at the beginning of the paragraph, it also can be in the middle or end of it. Students underline the topic sentence in each activity.

Paragraphs and Topic Sentences: Informational

Paragraphs and Topic Sentences: Informational

This worksheet includes a list of informational topics. Students write a paragraph on each topic and underline their topic sentence.

Paragraphs and Topic Sentences: Opinions

Paragraphs and Topic Sentences: Opinions

This activity includes a list of opinion topics. Students write a paragraph on each topic and underline their topic sentence.

Topic Sentence: What’s the Topic?

Topic Sentence: What’s the Topic?

Students read the topic sentences provided and write what they think the topic is for each.

Write the Topic Sentence

Write the Topic Sentence

In this activity, students write a sentence for each of the topic sentences provided.

  • Spelling Words
    • 1st Grade Spelling
    • 2nd Grade Spelling
    • 3rd Grade Spelling
    • 4th Grade Spelling
    • 5th Grade Spelling
    • High School Spelling
    • Spelling Patterns
    • Spelling Rules
  • Reading Skills
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Cause and Effect
    • Character Descriptions
    • Character Traits
    • Context Clues
    • Drawing Conclusions
    • Fact and Opinion
    • Figurative Language
    • Literature
    • Main Idea
    • Making Inferences
    • Point of View
    • Story Elements
    • Text Features Posters
  • Grammar
    • Parts of Speech
    • Mechanics
    • Parts of a Sentence
    • Word Usage
    • Punctuation
    • Sentence Structure
  • Vocabulary
    • Alphabet
    • Dictionary Skills
    • Dolch Sight Words
    • Fry Words
    • Phonetics
    • Homographs
    • Homophones
    • Prefixes
    • Proverbs and Adages
    • Root Words
    • Shades of Meaning
    • Suffixes
    • Synonyms Antonyms
  • Composition
    • Editing and Proofing
    • Handwriting
    • Cursive Alphabet
    • Lined Paper
    • Sentence Patterns
    • Topic Sentences
    • Transition Words
    • Essay Introductions
    • Writing Conclusions
    • Writing Prompts

Reading Worksheets, Spelling, Grammar, Comprehension, Lesson Plans

Topic Sentences Worksheets

Topic sentences are a vital part of paragraph writing. They state the central focus of the paragraph and provide cohesion for the paragraph. It’s important for students to learn to write clear and concise topic sentences. The worksheets below are aimed to help your student become a master at recognizing and writing topic sentences. They are free for you to use at home or in the classroom. To view a worksheet or download a printable PDF, simply click on the title. Check out all of our writing worksheets !

Identify the Topic Sentence

Identify the Topic Sentence

The topic sentence in a paragraph states the main idea of the paragraph. While it is
usually at the beginning of the paragraph, it also can be in the middle or end of it. Students underline the topic sentence in each activity.

Paragraphs and Topic Sentences: Informational

Paragraphs and Topic Sentences: Informational

This worksheet includes a list of informational topics. Students write a paragraph on each topic and underline their topic sentence.

Paragraphs and Topic Sentences: Opinions

Paragraphs and Topic Sentences: Opinions

This activity includes a list of opinion topics. Students write a paragraph on each topic and underline their topic sentence.

Topic Sentence: What’s the Topic?

Topic Sentence: What’s the Topic?

Students read the topic sentences provided and write what they think the topic is for each.

Write the Topic Sentence

Write the Topic Sentence

In this activity, students write a sentence for each of the topic sentences provided.

  • Spelling Words
    • 1st Grade Spelling
    • 2nd Grade Spelling
    • 3rd Grade Spelling
    • 4th Grade Spelling
    • 5th Grade Spelling
    • High School Spelling
    • Spelling Patterns
    • Spelling Rules
  • Reading Skills
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Cause and Effect
    • Character Descriptions
    • Character Traits
    • Context Clues
    • Drawing Conclusions
    • Fact and Opinion
    • Figurative Language
    • Literature
    • Main Idea
    • Making Inferences
    • Point of View
    • Story Elements
    • Text Features Posters
  • Grammar
    • Parts of Speech
    • Mechanics
    • Parts of a Sentence
    • Word Usage
    • Punctuation
    • Sentence Structure
  • Vocabulary
    • Alphabet
    • Dictionary Skills
    • Dolch Sight Words
    • Fry Words
    • Phonetics
    • Homographs
    • Homophones
    • Prefixes
    • Proverbs and Adages
    • Root Words
    • Shades of Meaning
    • Suffixes
    • Synonyms Antonyms
  • Composition
    • Editing and Proofing
    • Handwriting
    • Cursive Alphabet
    • Lined Paper
    • Sentence Patterns
    • Topic Sentences
    • Transition Words
    • Essay Introductions
    • Writing Conclusions
    • Writing Prompts