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Central Idea

infer to find out what the author really means
central idea the most important thing the author is trying to say
supporting details facts, examples, reasons, or descriptions that expand on/support the central idea
summary briefly restating (in our own words) the text's central idea and most important details. S- shorter than the text U- Use your own words M- main ideas only
informational text text that provides facts and information about a variety of topics (non-fiction)
fact something that is real or true and can be proved
opinion a belief, thought, or judgement about something or someone that cannot be proved.
Created by: tmeans