Grade 3 Writing - Concluding Section
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Grade 3 Writing - Concluding Section

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Informative and explanatory writings need conclusions. At the end of a paragraph, the student needs to wrap up the information. There are several ways that this can be done. They can reword the topic sentence, write an opinion statement, use transitional words and use a different type of sentence. In this quiz, the student will choose the best conclusion sentence and then determine which way was used.

1.
Read the paragraph.

Bears can be dangerous animals because of some of the things they do. Bears can attack people. They have sharp claws that can tear skin. Bears also have sharp teeth. This means they can eat animals and people.

Which sentence would be the best concluding statement?
Tigers are also dangerous too.
Bears also can run fast.
Bears are unsafe mammals.
Bears are dangerous animals.
This statement is a good concluding sentence because it wraps up the paragraph.
2.
Look back at the answer to Question 1.
How was the concluding sentence written?
It was reworded.
It was an opinion statement.
It used a transition word.
It used a different type of sentence.
This concluding sentence was reworded using synonyms for the major words in the sentence.
3.
Read the paragraph.

Children from all over the world play with toys. These toys may be electronics or stuffed animals. However, they may look different. Sometimes, they may be different because of a child’s culture.

Which sentence would be the best concluding statement?
Toys are fun.
Food is also different in other countries.
It would be interesting to play with toys from other countries.
Toys is an easy word to spell.
This concluding sentence pertains to the topic and wraps up the paragraph.
4.
Look back at the answer to Question 3.
How was the concluding sentence written?
It was reworded.
It was an opinion statement.
It used a transition word.
It used a different type of sentence.
The writer states her opinion at the end of the paragraph.
5.
Read the paragraph.

Jumping rope is a fun activity. Some people become very interested in jumping rope. They may jump rope in contests. They train to get better. They spend lots of time practicing jumping rope.

Which sentence would be the best concluding statement?
Finally, they become jump rope champions.
Jump rope uses a rope.
There are contests for horseback riding.
Jumping rope can be boring too.
The best concluding sentence will finish the paragraph so that it comes to an end.
6.
Look back at the answer to Question 5.
How was the concluding sentence written?
It was reworded.
It was an opinion statement.
It used a transition word.
It used a different type of sentence.
The concluding sentence uses a transition word "finally."
7.
Read the paragraph.

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He became president after doing several jobs during his life. He was a lawyer and learned about the law. Then he was in other political offices before becoming president.

Which sentence would be the best concluding statement?
Lawyers today must go to college.
Presidents must be over 35 years old.
Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin.
Lincoln was able to become president without going to college.
This sentence ends the paragraph smoothly.
8.
Look back at the answer to Question 7.
How was the concluding sentence written?
It was reworded.
It was an opinion statement.
It used a transition word.
It used a different type of sentence.
The concluding sentence is an attention grabber.
9.
Read the paragraph.

People have always tried to have clean teeth. Today, people brush their teeth with a toothbrush and toothpaste. However, years ago, people only used water. Before that, people would use their fingers or sticks to get their teeth clean.

Which sentence would be the best concluding statement?
Teeth help chew food.
Cleaning teeth has always been important to people.
Years ago, people didn't take baths very often.
Toothpaste comes in mint flavor.
This sentence wraps up the paragraph and pertains to the topic.
10.
Look back at the answer to Question 9.
How was the concluding sentence written?
It was reworded.
It was an opinion statement.
It used a transition word.
It used a different type of sentence.
The topic sentence has been reworded to make this conclusion sentence.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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