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127 identifying the main idea

Identifying the Main Idea

In this lesson, students learn how to identify the main idea in a short text. They learn clues, tips, and a helpful formula to find the main idea. This lesson includes vocabulary review practice, comprehension, and assessment.

Printable Lesson
  • 3+ hours
  • 13 pages
Audio

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Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • practice
  • vocabulary review
  • assessment
Vocabulary
  • main idea
  • topic
  • clue
  • supporting details
  • summarize