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Main Idea

Tips for finding the main idea

QuestionAnswer
What is a main idea? most important idea
What is another name for main idea that Mrs. Picinini wants you to know when you get to 8th grade? thesis
What are supporting details? details that back up main idea
Where are many main ideas found? first sentence
Is the main idea always explicit, or written in a clear sentence? No
What can you use if the main idea is not explicit clues given by the author
What are some types of supporting details examples,facts,statistics,reasons,descriptions
Created by: rkelmjr