RI.2.2

Identify the main topic of a multi paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

 


VOCABULARY
  • main idea
  • paragraph
  • procedure

  • series of events
  • steps
  • who, what, where, when, why, and how

INTEGRATION IDEAS
   what's this 

  • Key details about a topic can be discovered by asking who, what, where, when, why, and how.
  • Pieces of text are often separated into parts called paragraphs.
  • In many cases, several paragraphs are associated with a single topic.
  • Every paragraph revolves around a particular point or idea.
  • Separate events, ideas, and procedures are organized to help a reader make sense of them.

QUESTIONS TO FOCUS INSTRUCTION   what's this 

  • What are the best questions to ask or keep in mind when examining a piece of text?
  • How are paragraphs used by the author in a piece of text?


LEARNING PROGRESSION

Go to RI.1.2 to see skills mastered prior to this.

Go to RI.3.2 to see the progression of related skills.