Middle schoolers can have a tough time identifying a topic sentence in nonfiction writing. Sometimes, they even ask why they need to learn how to do this.
Learning to analyze writing is a skill critical to literacy as well as self-expression. Developing a family newspaper is a fun activity that will give your child some real-life practice with topic sentences! It will also help to understand the “whys” of education.
If this sounds like something you are willing to try, read this helpful article. Get the Scoop! Create a Family Newspaper