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Main idea


Curipod generated lesson: "Main idea ". #8-10

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In a few words, how would you define "main idea"?
2. Slide
60 seconds
The main idea is the central point or message of a text. It is the most important information the author wants you to know. It is either a clear statement or a repeated idea/words
Main Idea: A Key to Understanding Text
3. Slide
60 seconds
Find Supporting Details: Look for what is repeated Usually information Facts, statistics, examples, reasons
How do I find the main idea?
4. Slide
60 seconds
5. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the main idea of a the video "Run, Forrest, run!"?
6. Personalised Feedback
360 seconds
How does understanding the main idea help us understand Forrest Gump?
7. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the most important thing to remember when determining the main idea?
8. Poll
60 seconds
How comfortable are you with applying this knowledge in real-life situations?
  • Somewhat comfortable
  • Not comfortable at all
  • Very comfortable
9. Poll
60 seconds
What is the main idea of the film clip "Meet Dug"?
  • Dug has many talents
  • We all need a dog
  • Pets can be a distraction
10. Poll
60 seconds
Which is the best supporting detail of the main idea in "Meet Dug"?
  • Dug can talk
  • Dug is a great tracker
  • Dug can sit, bark, and howl

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