RI.5.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
This reading comprehension lesson focuses on discerning implied main ideas and supporting evidence in a text. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students read the text and determine which sentences are supporting evidence for a common idea. Then, they choose the implied main idea from four possibilities. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.
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