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How to Find the Main Idea and Supporting Details - Reading Skills for Beginners

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Title:

How to Find the Main Idea and Supporting Details - Reading Skills for Beginners

URL:

https://youtu.be/42SJTk2XSi4

Content Source:

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YouTube
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Help students learn how to find the main idea and supporting details in a text with this fun, engaging animation video.

Content Standard(s):
English Language Arts
ELA2021 (2021)
Grade: K
28. With prompting and support, use text clues to determine main ideas and make predictions about an ending in a literary text.
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Key Academic Terms:
28.
  • Text clues
  • Determine
  • Main idea
  • Make predictions
  • Ending
  • Literary text
  • Prompting
  • Support
Knowledge:
28. Students know:
  • Text clues can help make inferences.
  • The main idea of a literary text.
  • Techniques for predicting the end of a literary text.
Skills:
28. Students are able to:
With prompting and support,
  • Identify the main idea in a literary text using text clues.
  • Make predictions about an ending in a literary text using text clues.
Understanding:
28. Students understand that:
  • Text clues will help them identify the main idea and make predictions about the end of a story which helps to comprehend the text.
English Language Arts
ELA2021 (2021)
Grade: 1
21. Identify the main topic and key details of literary and informational texts.
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Key Academic Terms:
21.
  • Identify
  • Main topic
  • Key details
  • Literary texts
  • Informational texts
Knowledge:
21. Students know:
  • Main topic of literary and informational texts.
  • Key details of literary and informational texts.
Skills:
21. Students are able to:
  • Identify the main topic of literary and informational texts.
  • Identify key details of literary and informational texts.
Understanding:
21. Students understand that:
  • Literary and informational texts have a main idea and supporting details.
English Language Arts
ELA2021 (2021)
Grade: 2
24. Identify the main idea and supporting details of literary and informational texts.

a. Explain how the supporting details contribute to the main idea.

b. Recount or summarize key ideas from the text.
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Key Academic Terms:
24.
  • Main idea
  • Supporting details
  • Literary text
  • Informational text
24a.
  • Explain
  • Main idea
  • Supporting details
  • Contribute
24b.
  • Recount
  • Summarize
  • Key ideas
Knowledge:
24. Students know:
  • The main idea is the most important idea presented in the text.
  • The supporting details explain the main idea or provide more information about the main idea.
24a.
  • The supporting details explain the main idea or provide more information about the main idea.
24b.
  • Key ideas are important details within a text.
  • Recount means to retell the big ideas of the text.
  • Summarize means to briefly state the big ideas of the text.
Skills:
24. Students are able to:
  • Identify the main idea in literary and informational text.
  • Identify the supporting details in literary and informational text.
24a.
  • Explain how the supporting details provide more information about the main idea.
24b.
  • Retell or summarize the most important (key) ideas from a text.
Understanding:
24. Students understand that:
  • Literary and informational texts have a main idea, or most important message, and supporting details, which provide more information about the main idea.
  • A text usually just has one main idea, but multiple supporting details.
24a.
  • The supporting details help explain the main idea or provide more information about the main idea.
24b.
  • Texts have key ideas, and they can retell or summarize these important ideas to demonstrate comprehension of the text.
Tags: main idea, reading comprehension, supporting details
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Author: Ginger Boyd