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Main Idea

Main Idea

Author: Elizabeth Virrey

RI.3.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea. Students will be able to ask questions to show that I understand what they read, answer questions to show they understand what they read, create questions based on the text to show understanding, locate information in the text to answer questions, determine the main idea of a text, retell key details of a text, and explain how the key details support the main idea of a text.

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Finding the main idea

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Main idea

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