Main Topic: What is the Book Mainly About?

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General Information

Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): K
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Instructional Time: 50 Minute(s)
Keywords: reading, main topic
Instructional Component Type(s): Lesson Plan Unit/Lesson Sequence Worksheet Teaching Idea
Instructional Design Framework(s): Direct Instruction
Resource Collection: General Collection

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2 Lesson Plans

Identifying the Main Topic: Using Details to Create a Title

In this resource, students will create a title for a book using textual details. The teacher modeling section uses a book about gorillas and the guided practice uses a passage about ants (passage included). The independent practice uses a book about leopards. With each text, students will practice creating a title based on what the text is mainly about. This is the third lesson in a three-part unit on identifying the main topic. The other lessons are attached as related resources.

Using Pictures to Support the Main Topic

In this resource, students will identify pictures that describe what the book is mainly about. Throughout the teacher modeling section, guided practice, and independent practice, students will use books on tigers, farm animals, and whales. This is the second lesson in a three-part unit on identifying main topic. The other lessons are attached as related resources.

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Lesson Plans

Identifying the Main Topic: Using Details to Create a Title:

In this resource, students will create a title for a book using textual details. The teacher modeling section uses a book about gorillas and the guided practice uses a passage about ants (passage included). The independent practice uses a book about leopards. With each text, students will practice creating a title based on what the text is mainly about. This is the third lesson in a three-part unit on identifying the main topic. The other lessons are attached as related resources.

Type: Lesson Plan

Using Pictures to Support the Main Topic:

In this resource, students will identify pictures that describe what the book is mainly about. Throughout the teacher modeling section, guided practice, and independent practice, students will use books on tigers, farm animals, and whales. This is the second lesson in a three-part unit on identifying main topic. The other lessons are attached as related resources.

Type: Lesson Plan