RI.1.1

Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

 


VOCABULARY
  • key details
  • key events
  • main topic

 

  • key points
  • main idea
  • who, what, where, when, why, how

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD what's this

  • Every piece of text contains key details that describe a topic.
  • Some topics found in a piece of text are more important than others.
  • The types of connections among people, events, and ideas can be described.
  • The connections among people, events, and ideas are important to a piece of text.
  • To understand a piece of text you need to know about who, what, where, when, why, and how.

QUESTIONS TO FOCUS INSTRUCTION  what's this
 
  • How do you identify the main topic of a piece of text?
  • How do you identify the key ideas, events, and setting in a piece of text?
  • What are the important ways to establish the connection among different parts of a text?


LEARNING PROGRESSION

Go to RI.K.1 to see skills mastered prior to this.
Go to RI.2.1 to see the progression of related skills.