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					Recognizing Effective Topic Sentences
Read each set of topic sentences. Write the general topic. Then put a check (√) on the line next
to the best topic sentence. Then think about what supporting points would be in that paragraph.

General Topic: _________________________________________________________

___ The internet is useful.

___ The internet can be used to look up information.

___ The internet has many different uses.



General Topic: _________________________________________________________

___ Text messaging is popular for many reasons.

___ Students can send up to 100 text messages per day.

___ Most cell phones can send and receive text messages.



General Topic: _________________________________________________________

___ Monolingual dictionaries have only one language, and bilingual dictionaries have
    two languages

___ Many language students prefer bilingual dictionaries to monolingual dictionaries

___ Dictionaries that have two languages, such as French and English, are called
    bilingual dictionaries.



General Topic: _________________________________________________________

___ Wikipedia has a lot of information.

___ Wikipedia is not considered academic for a number of reasons.

___ The information in Wikipedia is written by many authors.



General Topic: _________________________________________________________

___ Internet addiction is rising among young people.

___ Many different types of people can become addicted to the internet.

___ The Internet addiction is harmful.

				
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