Reflection: Exit Tickets “What’s the Big Idea?” Determining What the Author is Trying to Convey - Section 3: Guided Reading


I wanted to assess whether or not students actually found what the author was really telling them through a question. For most of the unit, we’ve been focusing  on strategies, so I wanted students to apply the strategy to answering a question explicit to the text and whether or not they had really determined what was important to the “big idea”. 

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“What’s the Big Idea?” Determining What the Author is Trying to Convey

Unit 10: Determining Importance
Lesson 4 of 6

Objective: SWBAT determine what is important for them to know about the topic they are reading about.

Big Idea: How can I determine what is important and what is not when I read nonfiction text?

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