Objectives: The student will identify the main idea. 6 RC10. Today’s Agenda: 10/11/10 Bell Ringer Lesson on Main Idea Vocab Power Read PYRAMIDS Homework: Vocab Sheet. Bell Ringer. Grab sheet by the door. Topic/Main Idea/Supporting Details in Expository Text
The student will identify the main idea. 6 RC10
Today’s Agenda: 10/11/10
Lesson on Main Idea
Homework: Vocab Sheet
Grab sheet by the door.
in Expository Text
Objective: The student identifies the topic,
main idea(s), supporting details in the text
across the content areas and from a variety of appropriate level texts.
Topic - the main thought of a passage. It is a word or phrase to which the ideas of a passage as a whole belong. Main Idea - the gist of a passage, the central thought. It is the most important idea. It is the main point the author wishes to make. It is what the passage is “mainly about”. Stated main idea - a main idea stated clearly at the beginning, middle, or end of a text or paragraph. Inferred main idea - the main idea is not stated directly. Consider whatallof the sentences in the paragraph say about the subject and then decide what the author is saying about it.
Supporting Details - the words, facts, figures, or phrases that support an idea or describe a person, place, or thing.
Main Idea Notes
Finish First Read of Pyramids, DO Vocab sheet