TNReady Main Idea and Central Idea Lesson and Practice

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This lesson is designed for TNReady standards for the Middle School English Language Arts Curriculum. All work with Informational Texts relies on the foundational skills of finding main and central idea.

This lesson re-introduces students to main and central idea in the age of TNReady for Informational Texts. The lesson uses an adaptation of Plastic Ocean by Susan Casey, which is a complex text with domain-specific vocabulary.

The lesson is comprised of the following:
+Main Idea Notes
+ Modeling of writing a "gist" for main idea
+6 page article with designated areas for recording main idea "gists"
+ Introduction to central idea
+Exit Ticket
+Teaching notes, answer keys, and tips provided via Microsoft Comments

This Lesson Includes:
+ PDF of Student Lesson (formatted and ready to print)
+ PDF of Teacher Lesson (formatted and ready to print w/ all teaching notes in Microsoft Comments)
+Word document of the lesson

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(Written by Middle School Writer, Mara Truslow)
Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 hours
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

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