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# Learning Objective : Identify Main Idea and support patterns in text 3-5 ELD: Identify structural patterns found in text.

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Learning Objective : Identify Main Idea and support patterns in text 3-5 ELD: Identify structural patterns found in text

What will we identify today? Main Idea and support patterns in informative text

Discuss with your partner an idea that explains what all these people are doing?

Main Idea and Support pattern- is text that presents an idea. Then it provides supporting sentences to explain the main idea A Main Idea states the idea of the writer. The first ferris wheel was designed by George W. Ferris Supports are sentences that explain the main idea Ferris, a bridge builder from Pennsylvania came up with the idea if turning a merry go round on its side He used his knowledge of steel construction to draw up the plans. The wheel could hold up to 2,160 passengers

It is important to identify Main Idea and support because: You can understand reading better You can use factual support statements to explain your idea

Step 1 : Read the text carefully Step 2: Look for the main idea of the writer Step 3: Look for sentences that support or explain the main idea Step 4: Circle yes if the text is in the Main idea and support pattern. Circle no if it is not. Paragraph 1 1. Granville Woods was an inventor. 2. He improved both the telephone and telegraph systems. 3. He invented a system of overhead electric conducting lines that led to the development of the overhead railway. 4. He also invented automatic air brakes. Main Idea and Support? YESNO

Paragraph 2 1. On Monday, I take piano lessons. 2. On Tuesday, I go to visit my grandmother. 3. On Wednesday, I watch my favorite TV show. 4. Finally, on Friday I get to go watch my family for dinner. Main Idea and Support? YESNO Step 1 : Read the text carefully Step 2: Look for the main idea of the writer Step 3: Look for sentences that support or explain the main idea Step 4: Circle yes if the text is in the Main idea and support pattern. Circle no if it is not.

Paragraph 3 1. Some things are being done to protect sharks 2. Shark reserves are being created, and limits have been set on the numbers that can be hunted 3. Sharks are very important part of our ocean Main Idea and Support? YESNO Step 1 : Read the text carefully Step 2: Look for the main idea of the writer Step 3: Look for sentences that support or explain the main idea Step 4: Circle yes if the text is in the Main idea and support pattern. Circle no if it is not.

Step 1 : Read the text carefully Step 2: Look for the Main idea of the writer Step 3: Look for sentences that support the proposition Step 4: Circle yes if the text is in the proposition and support pattern. Circle no if it is not. Paragraph 4 1. Millions of whales have been hunted and killed since the early days of whaling in the 1700’s2. Whales were killed to make things like fuel, oil, umbrellas, and skirt hoops made of whale bones 3. These days whales are killed to make soap, makeup, and animal food. Main Idea and Support? YESNO

Paragraph 5 1. Alaska is the largest state in the United States. 2. Its land makes up almost one fifth of the whole country 3. However, its population is relatively small 4. In 2000, the population was fewer than 63,000 people Main Idea and Support? YESNO Closure Step 1 : Read the text carefully Step 2: Look for the main idea of the writer Step 3: Look for sentences that support or explain the main idea Step 4: Circle yes if the text is in the Main idea and support pattern. Circle no if it is not.

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