Main Ideas and Supporting Details in Writing

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In several practices, individuals read paragraphs, pick out the main idea, and identify the supporting details by writing them on the lines. Learners also practice creating main idea sentences using given topic words. In the last two practices, students are prompted to identify the one or more items that logically support the main point.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Give as homework, classwork, or as a quiz
Classroom Considerations

  • Includes four practices

  • Provides a variety of ways to help readers pick out the main idea and supporting details in paragraphs

  • No answer key provided