This packet includes a definition and examples of the concept of main idea and supporting details in a paragraph(s). Included in this packet are several different practice activities. Students are asked to choose the main idea out of given choices, as well as underline the supporting details. In another activity, students are asked to write the main idea after reading a paragraph. The final activity asks students to look at the main idea and write at least 3 supporting details. A diagram is included in this packet, which can be used to aid students in developing a well detailed paragraph or to figure out the main idea and details of a given paragraph.
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