Identifying the Main Topic: Using Details to Create a Title

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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, text elements
Instructional Design Framework(s): Direct Instruction
Resource Collection: General Collection

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2 Lesson Plans

Main Topic: What is the Book Mainly About?

In this resource, students will identify and describe what a book is mainly about using the title, text and pictures. The two featured texts that students will use are informational texts about tigers and ladybugs. This is the first lesson in a three-part unit on identifying main topic. The other lessons in the unit 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

Main Topic: What is the Book Mainly About?:

In this resource, students will identify and describe what a book is mainly about using the title, text and pictures. The two featured texts that students will use are informational texts about tigers and ladybugs. This is the first lesson in a three-part unit on identifying main topic. The other lessons in the unit 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