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Main Idea in Informational Text

Individuals complete a pre-assessment to gauge their ability to determine the main idea and supporting details in nonfiction text. They examine a new piece of nonfiction reading by looking at the table of contents, headings, and index before using a table diagram to record the main idea and supporting details. Using the information from the table, they write a paragraph about the reading.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 6th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Skills Practice
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Fine Print
Common Core

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  • Vocabulary

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