Writing a paragraph about the Verrazano Bridge

  • Write a paragraph about the Verrazano Bridge. Use the recipe below to make a great paragraph. Start with a topic sentence. Include details in at least 3 or 4 sentences. Give facts about the Bridge. End your paragraph with a concluding sentence
  • Recipe for a paragraph:

  • 1 topic sentence

  • 2 or 3 supporting sentences

  • 2 or 3 detail sentences

  • 1 concluding sentence.

  • Topic Sentence: Tells your main idea. This sentence introduces what the paragraph is about.

  • Supporting Sentences: Here is where you give the supporting ideas that tell you about your topic sentence.

  • Detail Sentences: Here is where you can give examples and specific details about the supporting sentence .

  • Concluding sentence: Restates the main idea.

  • For today just blog your topic sentence.

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~ by stufffromthelab on July 23, 2008.

15 Responses to “Writing a paragraph about the Verrazano Bridge”

  1. Topic Sentence:
    When I drive over the Verrazzano Bridge I can see the Atlantic ocean. By Sincere

  2. Topic Sentence. I love to ride over the Verrazzano Bridge with my mother, it is beautiful.
    By Hassan

  3. Topic Sentencence: When I cross the Verrazzano Bridge from Staten Island I can see Brooklyn.

    By Chris

  4. Topic Sentence:
    The Verrazzano Bridge was built by Chief Engineer Ohmar Amman. He built many bridges in the area.
    By Alex

  5. Topic Sentence:
    Thousands of people drive over the Verrazzano bridge each year.

    By Andrew

  6. Topic Sentence: The Verrazzano Bridge is named for an Italian Explorer Giovanni De Verrazzano

    By AJ

  7. Topic Sentence:
    The Verrazzano Bridge is a very tall bridge that connects Staten Island to Brooklyn and the rest of New York City.
    By Justine

  8. Good Job on your topic sentence. Now we move on to supporting sentences Here is an example of a Supporting sentence.

    Topic Sentence: I really love dogs.
    Supporting sentences: I think they are so cute. My favorite kind of dog is a French Bulldog.

    The topic sentence tells you I love dogs, the supporting sentence support this sentence by telling you why I love them ( they are so cute) and I tell you my favorite kind ( My favorite kind of dog is a
    French Bull dog)
    Now blog your supporting sentences hear.

  9. Complete Paragraph by Elyjia
    When I drive over the Verrazzano Bridge I can see Brooklyn, and Fort Hamilton park.
    The guy who designed this bridge was Chief Engineer Ommar Ammann. The bridge opened on November 21st 1964. It has a center span of 4260 feet and was the largest suspension bridge in the world at the time it was built.

    The Verrazzano Bridge is beautiful, it is an important bridge and you can see all of New York city from it’s top.

  10. Complete Paragraph
    By Hassan

    Sometimes I ride over this beautiful bridge,the Verrazzano with my mom. The Verrazzano Bridge was built in 1964 and opened on November 21st.
    It is located in the Narrows waterway between the boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn. When this bridge was built it cost 360 million dollars to build. The Verrazzano bridge is a large beautiful bridge that is very important to New York City.

  11. Complete Paragraph:
    By Alex
    The Verrazzano Bridge was built by chief engineer Othmar Ammann. This bridge connects Staten Island to all of New York City. The Verrazzanno bridge is located in the Narrows Waterway between the boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn. The Bridge is named for the explorer from Italy Giovanni De Verrazzano that was the first one from Europe to travel over this waterway. The Verrazzanno is a great bridge that gets us where we are going and allows Staten Island to be connected.

  12. Complete Paragraph:
    by Sincere
    When I drive over the Verrazzano bridge I can see the Atlantic Ocean. This bridge connects Staten Island to Brooklyn. The Bridge opened on November 21st 1964. The bridge cost just 25 cents than but now it costs $10 dollars to ride over. The bridge itself cost $360 million dollars to build. The Verrazzano bridge is an important bridge because it connects Staten Island to all of New York city.

  13. Complete paragraph
    by Chris
    When I cross the Verrazzano Bridge I can see Fort Hamilton Park in Brooklyn. The Verrazzanno Bridge has a span of 4,260 feet and at the time it was built was longest of this type of bridge in the world. The bridge connects Staten Island and Brooklyn. The Verrazzano is very important to New York city because it connects all 5 boroughs.

  14. Complete Paragraph
    By Greg
    The Verrazzano bridge is a double decked suspension bridge. It is 4,260 feet long. In 1964 when it was built it was the longest bridge in the world. The Bridge opened on November 21, 1964. The Verrazzano Bridge is connects Staten Island to New York to make the five boroughs.

  15. From the Top of the Verrazzano Bridge you can see the pool in Fort Hamilton park.
    by Elyjia

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