Topic Sentence: In the Star Wars
universe, lightsabers are powerful tools.
Supporting Detail: Lightsabers can cut
through almost anything.
Supporting Detail: Lightsabers can
deflect blaster bolts.
Supporting Detail: Skilled Jedi can use
lightsabers to absorb Force lightning.
Conclusion: It takes a lot of practice to
learn how to use a lightsaber.
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A paragraph is like a hamburger—they both have several layers. Use this graphic organizer to help build a juicy
1. For the top layer, write the topic sentence that introduces the main idea.
2. Fill the middle layers with supporting details.
3. The bottom layer holds it all together with a conclusion sentence.