Español: Discussing Central Idea

Discussing the Central Idea

In this lesson, English Language Learners will be able to apply understanding of central idea in both English and Spanish. Teachers will be able to monitor their comprehension and growth through Quiz results, annotations, and written responses. To view and edit the full lesson open the PDF or .docx below. 

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Learning Objective

  • Students will be able to...use highlighting and annotating features to cite the main ideas and summarize and explain the central idea.
  • Students will practice…identifying the central idea through group discussion while practicing their language skills.

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.2
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

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