OBJECTIVES TODAY WE WILL…. Summarize a paragraph Identify the main idea and supporting details in a paragraph Use academic language: summarize, main idea, details
VOCABULARY REVIEW • Neighborhood • An area that is part of a town or city • Content • Someone who is happy and satisfied • Addressing • Addressing something means that you are working on it • Resort • You resort to do something when you have no other choice
STRATEGY:Summarize • Helps you understand what you have read because you have to figure out what the text is about, identify the most important ideas, and retell the ideas in your own words. • Identifying the main ideas and supporting details in a paragraph, passage, or selection can help you summarize.
SKILL: Main Idea and Details • The topic tells what the story is about • Main ideas are the most important information about the topic • The main idea of a paragraph tells what the paragraph is about • It may be stated in a topic sentence at the beginning or end of the paragraph. • Supporting details give more information about the main idea
PREVIEW & PREDICT When I say “Go”, take 1 minute to preview the illustrations. • Skim text when previewing • Ask questions before reading • Use section headers to make predictions Ask yourself: • What problem do you think the main idea of this article will be? On your index card, write your predictions. After we listen to the selection, we will see if your questions were answered.
FOCUS QUESTION • Read to find out… • What happens when human communities expand into wildlife habitats? NOW…you will read along as we listen to….
Let’s Check our Predictions! • Share with your criss-cross/shoulder partner your questions. Were they answered? • What makes a group of people a community? TOMORROW WE WILL… • Use our “Main Idea Web” to answer the Think and Compare questions on page 81.
SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT…. Should we be able to build our homes anywhere we want, even if it means moving animals out of theirs? Why or why not?