Find & Support the Main Idea: The Transcontinental Railroad
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Don’t just stop at the main idea! Get ready to find supporting details as well. As your students complete this close reading exercise, they will learn about the Transcontinental Railroad while practicing their active reading skills.
Start Lesson Guided Lesson: Informational Text 1
Guided Lessons are a sequence of interactive digital games, worksheets, and other activities that guide learners through different concepts and skills. They keep track of your progress and help you study smarter, step by step.
Guided Lessons are digital games and exercises that keep track of your progress and help you study smarter, step by step.
Now that reading skills are more developed, second graders will move on to comprehension of informational text. This guided lesson supports this through an exploration of the main idea of a text, as well as the other text features, such as: captions, phtoographs, maps headings, subheadings, glossary, index, icons and graphs. Kids will look at two texts that cover the same topic, but in different ways.
Now that reading skills are more developed, second graders will move on to comprehension of informational text.
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