Detail Sentences

This lesson explains what a detail sentence is and gives the main function of detail sentences, along with examples of well-written detail sentences that support the topic sentence and main idea of a paragraph:

Activity Link Description
#1 Video This video explains what a detail sentence is and what it does in a paragraph.
#2 Video Notes As you watch the video, use the Video Notes to record notes and answers to the practice questions.
#3 Digital Practice Plus, Digital Practice 2 and Practice 3. Use these digital questions to practice detail sentences.
#4 Practice Worksheets Plus Worksheet 2Worksheet 3, and to practice writing Worksheet 4Worksheet 5, and Worksheet 6. These fantastic worksheets from English Worksheet Land, and provide excellent practice identifying and practicing detail sentences in paragraphs.
#5 Quiz Plus Quiz 2. Give these quizzes from the Florida Department of Education to check the learners’ comprehension of detail sentences and their function and identify areas that need further explanation and practice.