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Informative Paragraph Starters – Topic Sentence Cards

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20 topic sentences to be used at the beginning of an informative paragraph.

Use these topic sentence cards when teaching your students how to write an informative paragraph.

This teaching resource includes 20 informative paragraph starter sentences, covering the following topics:

  • animals
  • objects
  • places
  • events
  • phenomena.

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NSW Curriculum alignment

Victorian Curriculum alignment

  • VCELA259

    Understand that paragraphs are a key organisational feature of written texts

  • VCELY266

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print and multimodal elements appropriat...

  • VCELY299

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text st...

  • VCELY329

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience

  • VCELY358

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audie...

Australian Curriculum alignment

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