RI.1.2

Identify the main topic and retell key details of 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 PROGRESSIONS
Go to RI.K.2 to see skills mastered prior to this.
Go to RI.2.2 to see the progression of related skills.