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Determining the Central Idea of Text

English Language Arts, Grade 6

 
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Can the overall message of the text be stated in one sentence? Which supporting details reinforce the central idea? How do the key details contribute to the central idea? Identify the central idea or overall message by looking at the title and reading the first and last paragraph. COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright MMXIII NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4371 How do readers determine the central idea of a text?
Name of text: _____________________________________ Overall Message Supporting Details Key Details Central Idea COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright MMXIII NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4371 Can you determine the central idea of a text?