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Key Ideas and Details


Curipod generated lesson: "Key Ideas and Details". #1-4

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In a few words, what is a key idea or detail?
2. Slide
60 seconds
"Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers"
Learning objective:
3. Slide
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Key Ideas and Details are the main ideas and important facts in a text. When reading a text, look for clues to help identify Key Ideas and Details. These clues can be words, phrases, and sentences that help you understand the text.
Key Ideas and Details
4. Slide
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Main Idea: This is the most important concept in a text. It is the author’s most important point or message. Supporting Details: These are facts, examples, or descriptions that are used to explain and support the main idea. Summary: A summary is a brief restatement of the main idea and important details of the text.
5. Slide
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The ability to identify key ideas and details is a critical skill for 3rd grade students because it allows them to better comprehend and interpret texts. In 3rd grade, students are expected to go beyond identifying the main idea of a text and begin to identify the key details that support the main idea. In 3rd grade, students are expected to identify the meaning of specific words and phrases in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
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6. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is one key idea from the text that you can recall and explain to a friend?
7. Personalised Feedback
360 seconds
What was the main idea of the story we read today?
8. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: Q. What are the two main ways to identify the key ideas and details in a text?
9. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a banana playing tennis against a strawberry
10. Poll
60 seconds
What is the main idea of the story?
  • The importance of friendship
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • How to bake cookies
  • A trip to the zoo
11. Poll
60 seconds
Who is the main character in the story?
  • Tom
  • Emily
  • Jake
  • Sarah
12. Poll
60 seconds
What happened first in the story?
  • They had a picnic at the park
  • The sun rose in the morning

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