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Selecting a main idea and defending that selection

A lesson that allows students to select a main idea from four options. Four leveled passages are included with sample main idea (grade level is marked on passages). They are asked to select the one they think is the best and the most useful and then defend their choices. Can be defended orally or by written response.

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Content Area

  • NVACS English Language Arts

Resource Type(s)

  • Lesson Plan

Grade(s)

  • 3rd Grade
  • 4th Grade
  • 5th Grade

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Standard(s)/Course Objective(s)

  • RI.4.2 - Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
  • RI.5.7 - Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
  • SL.5.3 - Summarize the points a speaker makes and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence.
  • SL.3.3 - Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.
  • RI.3.2 - Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

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