Finding the Main Idea

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WORKSHOP 1 : 

WORKSHOP 1 FINDING THE MAIN IDEA

THE MAIN IDEA : 

THE MAIN IDEA Answers the question: WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT POINT?

THE DETAILS : 

THE DETAILS Tell more about the main idea

4 steps to identify main idea : 

4 steps to identify main idea STEP 1: Identify the TOPIC Ask yourself, “What is this mostly about?” STEP 2: Find the MAIN IDEA that relates to the topic. Ask yourself, “ What is the most important idea about the topic?”

Finding the main idea and details : 

Finding the main idea and details STEP 3 Find the DETAILS Ask yourself,”What is the most important idea about this topic? STEP 4: Check: Do the details tell more about the main idea? STEP 5: Summarize in your own words If YES, you did it right!