Identifying Major Ideas/Concepts in a Selection
Submitted by editor-ph2 on May 18, 2011 - 10:41am
This resource will help your students identify the major ideas/ concepts in a selection and write the major ideas/concept in a selection
A. Preparatory Activities
Read the paragraph. Underline the simple sentence once, the compound sentence twice, and the complex sentence thrice.
William, who was the local bully, was waiting for Robert on the Bridge. Robert’s heart sank. But William had not yet seen him. Robert scurried back around the corner and wondered what to do. It was quite a problem. He had to cross the bridge because it was the only way home. He could always give William the money he wanted which his mother had given him for shopping. But they needed that for tea.
Do you have a butterfly cage in your school or have you seen different kinds of butterflies? Describe the butterflies that you have seen. Let’s see if those butterflies are similar to the butterflies in the butterfly farm the Dahlia Class has visited.
3. Unlocking of Difficulties
“Let’s Go Fishing”
Fish out a word in Bowl A and its synonym in Bowl B, then use both words in a sentence.