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Outlining Main Ideas and Details

Begin at the end. Present your class with an expository essay and ask them to create an outline of the article, paying particular attention to the main ideas and the details supporting these ideas. After a discussion of what they have observed about the structure of the article, writers craft an outline for their own piece of writing.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Visual Arts
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Instructional Strategy
Research
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