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Exploring the Main Idea

Resource ID#: 118795

Primary Type: Student Tutorial

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Learn how to identify explicit evidence and understand implicit meaning in a text, supporting details in informational text and explain how the details support the main idea.


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General Information

Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 3
Intended Audience: Students
Keywords: main idea, details, key details, explicit, implicit, informational, nonfiction, ELA, third grade
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial
Resource Collection: Original Student Tutorials for Language Arts - Grades K-5

Aligned Standards

Name Description
LAFS.3.RI.1.2: Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.