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Main idea of a paragraph<br />The main idea of a paragraph tells the topic of the paragraph. The topic tells what all or m...
Main idea <br />Maria is watching too much television. A toddler shouldn’t be spending hours staring blankly at a screen. ...
Main ideas help remember important information.<br />
Let’s practice!Soccer players learn many skills when playing soccer. Soccer players learn how to dribble and pass the ball...
A) They also learn how to control the ball so they can eventually score.B) Soccer players learn how to dribble.C) Soccer p...
Samantha, I can’t eat or sleep when you are gone. I need to hear your scratchy voice and see your lovely toothless smile. ...
Whatisthemain idea in thatparagraph?<br />
a. Samantha, you have bad manners.b. Samantha, you should see a dentist.c. Samantha, I miss you.d. Samantha, I have lost m...
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  1. 1. Main idea of a paragraph<br />The main idea of a paragraph tells the topic of the paragraph. The topic tells what all or most of the sentences are about.<br />
  2. 2. Main idea <br />Maria is watching too much television. A toddler shouldn’t be spending hours staring blankly at a screen. Worse yet, some of her wild behavior has been inspired by those awful cartoons she watches. We need to spend more time reading books with her and pull the plug on the TV!<br />What is the main idea of this paragraph?<br />a. Watching a lot of television isn’t good for Maria.b. Books are good.c. All cartoons are bad.d. Some cartoons are bad for Maria.<br />
  3. 3. Main ideas help remember important information.<br />
  4. 4. Let’s practice!Soccer players learn many skills when playing soccer. Soccer players learn how to dribble and pass the ball. They also learn how to control the ball so they can eventually score. Most importantly, soccer players learn how to work together with their teammates.<br />
  5. 5. A) They also learn how to control the ball so they can eventually score.B) Soccer players learn how to dribble.C) Soccer players learn many skills when playing soccer.<br />
  6. 6. Samantha, I can’t eat or sleep when you are gone. I need to hear your scratchy voice and see your lovely toothless smile. I miss that special way that you eat soup with your fingers. Please come home soon!<br />
  7. 7. Whatisthemain idea in thatparagraph?<br />
  8. 8. a. Samantha, you have bad manners.b. Samantha, you should see a dentist.c. Samantha, I miss you.d. Samantha, I have lost my appetite<br />
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