Reflection: Diverse Entry Points Batty for Main Idea - Section 2: Dangling Details: Completing the Bat Mobiles


I think jumping to an entire book for this activity was stretching it a bit too much!!  Even though I picked out books of every level and assigned the books to groups of students based on reading level, my kiddos who are at the lowest end felt frustrated at having to synthesize an entire book or section.  I feel like I should have provided them more support in the form of a short reading passage.  Even though the passage would contain the same if not more information than a book, they wouldn't have felt overwhelmed by the book.  It's a perception thing!!


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Batty for Main Idea

Unit 10: What It's All About: Exploring Main Idea and Supporting Details
Lesson 4 of 6

Objective: SWBAT read texts about bats and provide a main idea and at least three supporting details.

Big Idea: The ability to find the main idea of a text builds reading comprehension.

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