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Identifying the Main Idea

Identifying the Main Idea

Author: Jennifer Wills

TLW be able to identify the main idea in a passage using the 'get the gist' technique.

Main idea has always been a difficult concept to understand. This tutorial will give students a way to better understand and identify the main idea of a passage.

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Main idea tutorial

A lesson on the main idea of a subject.

Source: Made by teacher. Images cited at the end of the video.

Main Idea Presentation

A Powerpoint that goes along with the video

Source: Images are cited at the end. Teacher made presentation