Main Idea and Summary


5.R.2I Determine the main idea of an informational text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

Categoría: Etiquetas: , , ,


Reading is key for developing critical thinking. This skill is enriched by the use of informational texts. Learning how to break down and analyze informational texts is a skill that will help students in their academic, personal, and professional lives.

During the lesson, the student will be able to: 

  • Identify the main idea of an informational text
  • Express how the key details support the main idea
  • Summarize a text

This lesson’s content is of high educational quality. It is designed with a model of a conceptualization, definitions, examples, practice exercises and test with different levels of complexity. In addition, it includes rubrics for an objective evaluation.


14 items in example section

41 items in exercise practice

31 items in test

Información adicional