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(Note: Review the students on the different positions of topic sentences:
first, middle, last or implied, in which case the topic sentence must be formulated)

Example: Man communicates with his Creator in varied ways. He may fall on his knees
and lift his heart and mind to heaven through prayer and supplication. He may
perform rituals. He may illustrate religious sentiments effectively through the
medium of music.

Topic Sentence: Man communicates with his Creator in varied ways.

STUDENTS MAY VARY IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THEIR TOPIC SENTENCES

1. Soybean is a very good source of protein in the form of milk, flour and green vegetables.
When used as a green manure, it is excellent for enriching the soil. In industry, it is an
essential raw materials for the manufacture of oil for paints and cooking oil, soy sauce,
plastic celluloid and rubber substitute. Soybean production can be a very profitable industry
in the Philippines.

Soybean production can be a very profitable industry in the Philippines.

2. Christ taught the world the essence of forgiveness and boundless compassion for mankind.
He bore all sorts of insults and humiliations and ended up forgiving all those who brought
sorrows upon Him. If we are to live a truly Christian life, there is no reason why we must not
have exercise the virtue of forgiveness. We must always have a heart to forgive one erring
brother and sister.

Christ taught the world the essence of forgiveness and boundless compassion for mankind.

3. Adolescence is the most trying stage in a person’s life. It is the time when one is no longer a
child but is not yet a man or a woman. One is in quandary whether to act like a kid or like an
adult. Indeed at this stage one is too old to sit in father’s lap, but too young to be in love.

Adolescence is the most trying stage in a person’s life

4. Progressive walking is a great exercise which can get you into shape. It is easy to do. It does
not require any medical assistance either. You can start at your own pace, gradually
increasing the time and distance. People are in good shape when they cover three miles in
forty-five miles. If you can achieve this – well, you are perfectly in good health.

Progressive walking is a great exercise which can get you into shape.

5. You are furious. Your first reaction is likely to “kill”. Do not thwart this for you will feel
better faster if you follow your instinct. However, keep it constructive and use your energy
in doing a job you have been postponing. If you feel too angry to do something constructive,
beat your pillow to death and tear up the newspaper. If the anger has not simmered down
after that, then work physically and mentally, whichever suits you better. Make a conscious
effort not to do anything involving the person you are angry with until you can handle the
situation rationally.

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