READING: INFORMATIONAL TEXT

Key Ideas and Details

  1. Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
2.1 Key Ideas and Details
Lesson B

Determine Main Ideas and Supporting Details

The main idea of a paragraph tells you what it is mostly about. The supporting details describe or explain the main idea.

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