This file contains everything that you need to start teaching students how to find topics and main ideas. Two PowerPoints, multiple practice pages, and a detailed teaching guide will help you to guide students to a strong understanding of main ideas, topics, and details.
The Teaching Guide includes 9 days of suggested teaching plans, showing the sequence of activities and how to troubleshoot student misunderstandings. Three assessments are included to help you measure student progress.
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