Main idea module two

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This module on finding the main idea of a reading selection focuses on the idea of a general idea versus a specific idea.

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Main idea module two

  1. 1. Module Two<br />By: Christopher K. Shumaker<br />
  2. 2. There are several ways for you to find the main idea.<br />main idea = topic + controlling idea<br />
  3. 3. the<br />main idea is a general statement<br />followed by supporting details<br />
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  7. 7. There are many things that can be done while sitting in<br /> your living room.<br />You can read a book.<br />Also, you can work from your laptop.<br />Finally, you can watch television.<br />
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  11. 11. While laying out to get sun, there are several ways to protect yourself from itsharmful UV rays.<br />
  12. 12. Women are less likely than men to become full professors.<br />Women who become professors are generally paid less than their male counterparts.<br />Women often face discrimination in the field of education.<br />Female professors are not given an equal number of important committee assignments.<br />
  13. 13. Women are less likely than men to become full professors.<br />Women who become professors are generally paid less than their male counterparts.<br />Women often face discrimination in the field of education.<br />Female professors are not given an equal number of important committee assignments.<br />

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