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This lesson introduces and teaches CCS RI 3.2: Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
This lesson focuses on teaching students the concept of how to identify the main idea, and which details are key details and which ones are not. Once students have identified that information, they are to put the main idea and supporting details into paragraph form.
This PowerPoint also comes with worksheets that allow students to engage and write with the skill portion of the lesson. The lesson contains sentence frames to assist ELL's and for academic discourse.