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What's the Big Idea? Main Ideas in Reading Comprehension

This class focuses on pulling out the main idea of a given text, how we can support the main idea, and how to classify details to describe the main idea through visual mapping. This serves as an excellent jumpstart for written responses.
Danielle Bryan
127 total reviews for this teacher
7 reviews for this class
Completed by 17 learners
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year olds
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Meets 2x per week
Over 4 weeks
50 minutes per class

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Class Experience

Students will be able to:
1.  identify the main idea and supporting details
2. classify details
3. complete sequence of events
4. pull sections of the selection to support inferential comprehension
5. complete thinking maps for character, theme, sequence, and supporting details
6. write summary sentences and short responses
Learner will need to print off visual maps and comprehension sheets for in-class assignments.
1 hour 40 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.


Danielle BryanK-12 Special Education, K-8 Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science Teacher
127 total reviews
472 completed classes

About Me

Hello everyone!  I have 24 years of experience teaching students with special needs and abilities across the K-12 spectrum.  I have also taught K-8 core curriculum, such as reading, math, social studies and science.  I am now a district... 
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