Choose the best topic sentence for the passage. It used to be unusual to live to the age of 90. Better diet and medicine have made 90 a more common age. Today, some people even live to be well over

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  13. English

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  14. speech

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  15. english

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  17. I NEED HELP PLZ!!!!

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  18. U.S. History

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  20. English 2b

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  21. Information Literacy

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  23. English

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  24. english

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  25. language arts

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  26. Grammar and Composition

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  27. English

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  28. Internal Assessment Topic

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  29. READING & WRITING PROCESS

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  30. Urgent Spanish Check

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  32. English

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  33. Grammar Please hurry please

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  35. English

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  36. Enlish

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  37. Spanish Please help

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  38. English IV Sr. Paper

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  39. English

    Before you begin drafting your research presentation, review your research notes and the rubric. Consider the topic of your presentation. It’s important to ensure that your topic is narrow and focused. If it’s too broad, you will have trouble capturing

  40. compostition

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  41. English(check)

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  42. Social Studies

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  43. Com/155

    This week, you were asked to review the Topic Sentence section in the Center for Writing Excellence. Using the topic of home ownership versus leasing, identify a topic and provide a topic sentence you would use in a paragraph about the topic.

  44. Business Communications

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  45. english

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  46. writing

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  47. Please check my english hw

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  50. English

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  51. speech (Writeacher)

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  53. English

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  54. english

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  55. Japanese

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  56. English

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  57. english

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  58. English

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  59. English

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  60. Texas woman school

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  61. english

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  62. english

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  63. Christian

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  64. English - to JJ

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  65. History

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  66. English

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  67. English

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  68. english

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  69. literary

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  70. Social Studies

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  71. LA

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  72. English

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  73. Written Communication

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  74. Language Arts

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  75. Enlish

    In revising his essay, Silvio realizes that there are some paragraphs in which the topic sentence doesn't support the thesis. What can he do to correct this? A. Add transitions where needed B. Revise his thesis to include all the points made by the

  76. Please check my english hw

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  77. English

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  78. English

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  79. 20th Century World History

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  81. English & Composition

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  82. ENGLISH

    Formal essay topic sentence guidelines: 1.) Topic sen. must be debatable, or, at the very least, worthy of discussion. They should not present straight facts with which most people would readily agree, nor should they be general statements about life. 2.)

  83. Constitutional Law

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  84. Practical English

    A trip to the ocean can be a relaxing escape from the everyday pressures of life. A sailboat glistening on the horizon provides a mental escape to faraway places. The rhythm of the ocean beating against the sand is sedating music to a troubled mind. A

  85. english

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  86. statistics

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  87. statistics

    According to the Current Population Survey of the Census Bureau, 67% of children live with both parents, 23% live with their mother only, and 5% live with their father only. The rest live with neither parent. If we choose a child at random, what is the

  88. Language Arts

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  90. Sci & Tech

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  91. english

    connect the sentence pairs below by using a colon. the sentence are The flaming carrot fights unusual villains. A flying dead dog, the man in the moon, clones of Hitler's feet.

  92. English

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  93. English II

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  94. English?

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  96. English

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  97. english

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  98. Written Communication

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  99. Written Communication

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  100. animals

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