It’s important to link the thesis statement and topic sentences of your five-paragraph essay. Linking or connecting these ideas helps you to improve the organization of your essay.
Later on, you will see that the combination of the thesis and topic sentences will be used to begin your essay, and to end it as well. Here below is the video on how to combine your thesis statement and topic sentences into one sentence called the divided thesis statement.
Criterion addressed: Criterion B Organization.