Teaching Resource

Informative Paragraph Starters - Topic Sentence Cards

PDF | 5 pages|Grades: 3 - 6

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 appropriate to the audience and purpose

    • 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 structures and language features

    • 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 audience

      Australian Curriculum alignment

    • ACELA1479

      Understand that paragraphs are a key organisational feature of written textsElaborationsnoticing how longer texts are organised into paragraphs, each beginning with a topic sentence/paragraph opener which predicts how the paragraph will develop and i...

    • ACELY1682

      Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print,and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purposeElaborationsusing pri...

    • ACELY1694

      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 structures and language featuresElaborationsusing re...

    • ACELY1704

      Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audienceElaborationsusing research from print and digital resources t...

    • ACELY1714

      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 audienceElaborationscreating informative texts for two ...

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