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Uncovering the Main Idea

Resource ID#: 119008

Primary Type: Student Tutorial


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Learn how to identify explicit evidence and understand implicit meaning in a text

Sometimes the main idea likes to hide out in the texts that you read. Lenny Lizard will give you some pointers on how to uncover the main idea and use key details to support your answers.

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to find the directly and indirectly stated main idea of a text. You will also learn how to identify and explain how key details support the main idea.

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General Information

Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Students
   
 
Keywords: Main Idea, Details, 4th Grade, key details, summarizing, summary, support, informational text
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial
Resource Collection: Original Student Tutorials for Language Arts - Grades K-5



Aligned Standards

Name Description
LAFS.4.RI.1.2: Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.