MIDDLE SCHOOL CCSS SKILLS PRACTICE: CENTRAL IDEA
INFORMATIONAL TEXT (RI 6.2, 7.2, & 8.2)
Aligned to Common Core ELA Standards
*Comprehensive series of COMPUTER units covering the Common Core State Standards specifically for middle school students – good preparation for Common Core achievement testing
*Each includes 10 practice exercises, using a variety of topics taken from internet sources, including a variety of primary sources
*They can be used in a variety of ways:
o Individual or group use at a computer – in class or as homework
o Individual or group use with a printout of the applicable computer text – in class or as homework
o Links also include QR Codes.
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.2: Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.2: Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.