This Common Core reading informational text lesson focuses on determining the main idea in a text. In this lesson, students will determine the main idea of a text and then the key details that support that main idea. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. (Also aligns with 3.RI.1 and 3.RI.10.) In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

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