Reading to Find the Main Idea and Details
Students will be able to identify the main idea and supporting details of a short informational text.
- Lead a brief discussion with students on why it is important to read and comprehend informational text.
- Tell students that it is not only important to read informational text from textbooks, but also from their peers.
- Explain to the students they will be reading and analyzing an essay about football written by a middle school student.