READING: INFORMATIONAL TEXT

Key Ideas and Details

  1. Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
2.1 Key Ideas and Details
Lesson B

Determine Central Idea and Supporting Details

The central idea of a text tells you what it is mostly about. The supporting details help you understand the central idea.

Now look at the model for determining the central idea and supporting details in a passage of informational text.