RI.5.2. Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

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LRC book presentation Anne Frank by AVIGAIL
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A book presentation of The Diary of Anne Frank.  This slide show summarizes the book with real photos and also footage from the movie. (06:20)
Found by grazianione in RI.5.2
January 15, 2010 at 01:37 PM
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If the World Were a Village of 100 People: A Story About the World's People
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Based on the best selling and award-winning book by the same title, If the World Were a Village is an animated story that delivers an important message using a magical metaphor: what if the world with six billion people were a village of just 10... [more]
March 7, 2012 at 04:04 PM
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How to Write a Summary of a Non-Fiction Text for Spring State Tests
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In this segment, the teacher uses metacogitive strategies to teach students how to summarize in their own words and not simply quote the author. Using key words, main idea, and text features found within a non-fiction text, the teacher uses an intera... [more]
Found by Lynn Brogan in RI.5.2
June 17, 2010 at 11:41 PM
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Brain Pop-Main Idea with Tim and Moby
From brainpop.com, produced by Brain Pop
This video discusses the main idea which what is specifically being said about a particular topic.  Examples are shown for student to find the main idea from passages. This fun video from BrainPop is a great resource to help students master this impo... [more]
Found by grazianione in RI.5.2
June 3, 2010 at 07:29 PM
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The Amazing Adventures of Equiano
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Hewlett Foundation
This online book from the International Children's Digital Library traces the journey of Equiano, a young African boy of the Ibo tribe, from his capture by Africans to his life in the Americas. It describes his arduous adventure from slavery to becom... [more]
Found by Mrs Jefferies in RI.5.2
May 28, 2012 at 11:02 PM
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Science Fiction-Science Fact
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Science fiction has always provided inspiration and ideas for the scientists and engineers who design and build real spacecraft.  Many of our current technologies were predicted long ago in science fiction stories.  Arthur C. Clarke, scientist turned... [more]
Found by laneyk in RI.5.2
July 13, 2009 at 03:53 PM
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Storylords--Identifying Main Idea and Details
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To retrieve a mouse doll and save a friend, two children must read and organize a set of sentence strips into a paragraph that makes sense.  A paragraph is composed of one main idea sentence and two or more supporting details sentences.  (14:01)
Found by ronna_37 in RI.5.2
November 21, 2009 at 11:22 PM
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Main Idea Song
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Video is about finding the main idea in a passage, it is in song form. This video discusses what a paragraph is, the topic sentence, detail sentences, and conclusion.  Video is good quality and good for all students as review or initial learning of t... [more]
Found by Barb in RI.5.2
August 4, 2009 at 03:54 PM
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What's the Main Idea?
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Primary students learn how to identify the main idea of a story. This informative video breaks down how students can  find the main idea or point of the story. Picture Walks, supporting details, chapters, and inferring are discussed. This is a great ... [more]
Found by porter1526 in RI.5.2
August 19, 2012 at 11:34 AM
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