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Have students read the transcript of a video, documentary, radio broadcast, etc. Then have students identify two possible central ideas from the text. Write the ideas in the boxes labeled Central Ideas. Below, you will find several boxes. Have students record [some correct and incorrect] supporting details that satisfy each central idea. There should be two correct supporting ideas for each Central Idea.
Students can trade sheets and partner-discuss correct ideas.
Students can cut these out and paste directly on an enlarged sheet.