Outlining Main Ideas and Details Adapted from: Expository Writing by Tara McCarthy

Students examine articles from a number of sources to determine their main ideas and details, and discuss them as a class. Using a worksheet, they practice outlining a report after watching a teacher demonstration of the outlining process. Finally, they visit the library to choose a piece of expository writing to outline.

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Grade
6th - 8th
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English Language Arts
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