Central Ideas, Supporting Details, and Summary
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  • Question 1
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    What two types of central ideas are there in nonfictional texts?

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    stated or implied

    fact or opinion

    cause and effect

    problem and solution

  • Question 2
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    Which detail is a type of supporting detail?

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  • Question 3
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    Supporting details are_______________________-

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    the central idea

    more important information

    words, phrases,or sentences that tell more about the central idea

    irrelevant information given

  • Question 4
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    An example is a type of supporting detail that...

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    is irrelevant

    is a specific instance that helps to explain an idea, such as a personal story or experience

    is not specific and doesn't provide information

    is not commonly used in texts

  • Question 5
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    Types of supporting details are: Select ALL that apply...

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    example and anecdote


  • Question 6
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    What is implied central idea?

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    a wild guess

    central idea is given

    central idea is not given

    central is not there at all

  • Question 7
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    Can a paragraph of longer text have many main or central ideas?

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    none of the above

  • Question 8
    180 seconds
    Q. School uniforms are far cheaper than the currently popular fashions. Many students work long hours at a paying job instead of doing homework because they feel they have to "keep up appearances." If students wore uniforms, there would be no need for most of them to have jobs that take away from their study time.

    This passage is mostly about?
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    popular fashions being expensive
    school uniforms being a good idea.
    students working many hours at jobs.
    teens enjoying wearing uniforms.
  • Question 9
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    Q. Why are key details important?
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    They help me understand the main idea
    They are names of characters
    They are always written in bold print
    They are not important
  • Question 10
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    Q. Which best describes a summary?
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    a really long detailed piece of writing
    the entire text told in your own words
    a dumb thing that teachers make you write
    the main ideas and important details of a text
  • Question 11
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    Q. For the walls, Jenny thought she would use a bright yellow paint. She would pick a border that had mostly bright red and green colors, and maybe a little bit of blue. She already had found some curtains that were sky blue with streaks of red, blue and yellow that she thought would go great with the walls. And finally, she had picked a carpet that was mostly blue with specks of red and yellow. Jenny couldn't wait till she was done decorating her room. It was really going to look awesome.
     The best summary of this passage is:
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    Jenny likes bright colors.
    Jenny was going to paint her room. 
    Jenny was picking out colors and materials to decorate her room.
    Yellow is a good color to paint your walls.
  • Question 12
    180 seconds
    Q. People often refer to taxes in terms of their being much too high. In reality, they are probably even higher than you think, because in addition to the federal income tax we are now studying, there are many other Federal, State, and local taxes, including sales taxes, inheritance taxes, state income taxes, personal property taxes, real estate taxes, and others. These are just some of the most obvious ones. 
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    Taxes are much too high. 
    We pay more taxes than we may realize. 
    Inheritance taxes and real estate taxes are unfair. 
    Some taxes are hidden. 
  • Question 13
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    Q. Do you ever wonder how you taste things? You owe your sense of taste to your taste buds. We have 9,000 taste buds just on the tongue alone. There are also taste buds on the roof of your mouth. You even have taste buds on the back of your throat.
    What does the author want you to learn about the passage?
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    Why we can taste only sweet things.
    that we taste through our nose
    where taste buds are found
  • Question 14
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    This is a type of supporting detail found in an informational text that: are facts or data of a numerical kind that have been collected and analyzed

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    statement of facts

  • Question 15
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    How many "most common" types of supporting details are there? *there are various types of supporting details that authors use...

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  • Question 16
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    Stated central idea is:

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    a central idea that is something you have to search for details to find them

    stated indirectly

    stated directly in the text, usually in the first paragraph or title of the text

    none of the above

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