Main Idea and Supporting Details. Main Idea. Every article or other informative text has a main idea. The main idea tells you what the text is about. The main idea is the most important part of a text or a paragraph. Main ideas help readers remember important information.
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Main Idea and Supporting Details
Soccer players learn many skills when playing soccer. Soccer players learn how to dribble and pass the ball. They also learn how to control the ball so they can eventually score. Most importantly, soccer players learn how to work together with their teammates.
Choose the main idea of the paragraph:
Soccer players learn many skills when playing soccer.
There are many fun things to do at the beach. Swimming is one thing that can be done at the beach. Snorkeling is another thing that can be enjoyed. Playing beach volleyball can be a lot of fun. It is also fun to look for shells. Some people simply like to sunbathe.
There are many fun things to do at the beach.
What are the supporting details of the paragraph?
Our textswould not make sense, if they did not include a main idea with supporting details.
Go to the following site and listen to the song.
The first exercise is in the following website
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The second exercise is in the following website
The third exercise is in the following website
It is time to check your understanding!
Click the following link and do the quiz.
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