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SUPPORTING DETAILS. Gaining the most out of your reading experience. NUTS AND BOLTS Supporting details in general Major Details Minor Details. HOW DO I FIND MAJOR DETAILS? Look for transition words Examples:

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SUPPORTING DETAILS

Gaining the most out of your reading experience


NUTS AND BOLTS

  • Supporting details in general

  • Major Details

  • Minor Details


HOW DO I FIND MAJOR DETAILS?

  • Look for transition words

    Examples:

    First, second, third, one, another, also, too, in addition, additionally, moreover, besides, and, also, additionally, furthermore, final (ly)


Finding Major Details Cont’d

2. Make questions!

EXAMPLE:

  • Sociology textbook

    Chapter 12: Aging, “Understanding the Generations of Life”


How do I find Minor Details?

Look for details to the details!


Bianca wants to own her own travel agency for several reasons. First, she would like to be independent and not have to worry about relying on an employer for her income. Second, she would like to have the opportunity to make as much money as she wants and not be limited to an hourly wage. Instead of making just a weekly salary, she wants to get commissions from every booking she makes. Third, she wants flexible hours that let her decide when she wants to work. With a child at home and another on the way, she would like to work at her home computer and on the phone.

Step one: Identify the topic

Step two: Identify the main idea


Bianca wants to own her own travel agency for several reasons. First, she would like to be independent and not have to worry about relying on an employer for her income. Second, she would like to have the opportunity to make as much money as she wants and not be limited to an hourly wage. Instead of making just a weekly salary, she wants to get commissions from every booking she makes. Third, she wants flexible hours that let her decide when she wants to work. With a child at home and another on the way, she would like to work at her home computer and on the phone.

Step one: Identify the topic

travel agency

own

opportunity

Instead of


Bianca wants to own her own travel agency for

Bianca wants to own her own travel agency for several reasons. First, she would like to be independent and not have to worry about relying on an employer for her income. Second, she would like to have the opportunity to make as much money as she wants and not be limited to an hourly wage. Instead of making just a weekly salary, she wants to get commissions from every booking she makes. Third, she wants flexible hours that let her decide when she wants to work. With a child at home and another on the way, she would like to work at her home computer and on the phone.

Step two: Identify the main idea

several reasons.


Bianca wants her own travel agency for several reasons. First, she would like to be independent and not have to worry about relying on an employer for her income. If things slow down in the travel industry, she could be laid off. Second, she would like to have the opportunity to make as much money as she wants and not be limited to an hourly wage. Instead of making just a weekly salary, she wants to get commissions from every booking she makes. Third, she wants flexible hours that let her decide when she wants to work. With a child at home and another on the way, she would like to work at her home computer and on the phone.

Step three: Identify the major details

How did you know these were the major details?


Bianca wants her own travel agency for several reasons. First, she would like to be independent and not have to worry about relying on an employer for her income. If things slow down in the travel industry, she could be laid off. Second, she would like to have the opportunity to make as much money as she wants and not be limited to an hourly wage. Instead of making just a weekly salary, she wants to get commissions from every booking she makes. Third, she wants flexible hours that let her decide when she wants to work. With a child at home and another on the way, she would like to work at her home computer and on the phone.

Step three: Identify the major details

How did you know these were the major details?

First,

Second,

Third,


Bianca wants her own travel agency for several reasons. First, she would like to be independent and not have to worry about relying on an employer for her income. If things slow down in the travel industry, she could be laid off. Second, she would like to have the opportunity to make as much money as she wants and not be limited to an hourly wage. Instead of making just a weekly salary, she wants to get commissions from every booking she makes. Third, she wants flexible hours that let her decide when she wants to work. With a child at home and another on the way, she would like to work at her home computer and on the phone.

Step four: Identify minor details

How did you know these were minor details?


Bianca wants her own travel agency for several reasons. First, she would like to be independent and not have to worry about relying on an employer for her income. If things slow down in the travel industry, she could be laid off. Second, she would like to have the opportunity to make as much money as she wants and not be limited to an hourly wage. Instead of making just a weekly salary, she wants to get commissions from every booking she makes. Third, she wants flexible hours that let her decide when she wants to work. With a child at home and another on the way, she would like to work at her home computer and on the phone.

Step four: Identify minor details

How did you know these were minor details?


REVIEW

*Definitions of major and minor details

*Differences between the two

*Strategies to find major and minor details


Citations

Hammond, Ron. Introduction to Sociology. Creative Commons License of Attribution, 2010.

http://www.smashwords.com/books/download/19013/1/latest/0/0/introduction-to-sociology.pdf

Chapter Five: Supporting Details, published by Pearson Education, 2011.

http://www.pearsonhighered.com/showcase/fennessy1e/assets/ch5.pdf


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