Students will practice identifying a main idea and supporting details of an informational text. After collecting supporting details, students will explain the connection of each supporting detail back to the main idea to prove the main idea chosen.
Additional Strategies Included:
1. Anchor chart activity to help students use supporting details as a strategy to check that the identified main idea is correct. (visual included)
2. Handout to model connecting the supporting details back to the main idea to make sure they support the topic.
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Main Idea and Supporting Details Unit