A Topic sentence is normally the first or second sentence, though it can be located anywhere in the paragraph. It regularly introduces the topic or gives the most useful information in the paragraph. It makes a statement (or asks a question) that the rest of the paragraph explains or supports with examplesof what the topic sentence has said.
"I'm going to talk about dogs."
"Today I'm going to share with you a few things you most likely did not know about dogs."
A topic sentence is a sentence that give you kind of a hint of what your story is going to be about. It doesn't give what your story is about, it just gives a little clue.
The topic sentence, the body with supporting sentences, and the clincher sentence. :)
Captain carpenter humbly accepted the purple heart.
A tragic flaw
A paragraph that introduces a subject in the topic sentence and gives an extended example in the supporting sentences
To support your answer. It shows the reader why you chose to write about this.
Concrete nouns and active verbs create a more powerful effect in quality writing.
in general cross-country jumping is not a popular sport but here are certain
states where it is quite popular
Rephrasing a thesis.