This Common Core lesson focuses on determining the main idea in a text. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. This lesson also aligns with 3.RI.1Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers, as well as 3.RI.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2–3 text complexity band independently and proficiently. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of independent practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.
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This file is for use until July 1, 2016.
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