Construct an outline with main ideas and supporting details. 0501.3.11
Links verified 11/19/2018
- Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Outline Maker - online interactive outline maker
- Contributing to the Main Idea - There is one sentence in each of the four paragraphs that does not contribute to the main idea. It does not belong in the paragraph. Underline the sentence that should be removed from each paragraph.
- Essay Map - The Essay Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for an informational, definitional, or descriptive essay. Student Interactive from Read/Write/Think
- Generate Your Thesis Statement Online
- Harriet Quimby, Flying Ace - This lesson helps students to practice about using details to support main ideas.
- Making an Outline - interactive outline maker
- Main Idea & Supporting Details - [16 page .pdf document] How do details provide evidence to support the main idea. Unit plan with five lessons and a concluding project. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Main Idea/Supporting Details - [multiple-choice quiz] Choose the main idea of the paragraphs. Remember to make sure the main idea is covers the entire paragraph, not just one sentence.
- Notetaker from Read/Write/Think - Useful for a wide variety of reading and writing activities, this outlining tool allows students to organize up to five levels of information. Student Interactive from Read/Write/Think
- Outline - information on how to map out an outline.
- Outline Worksheet - template - abbreviated picture of the parts of your paper or project and the order in which they will come.
- Outlining Main Ideas and Details - This lesson plan is designed to help students understand the differences between main ideas and details. This will also help them add the outlining strategy to their expository writing repertoire.
- Read/Write/Think Webbing Tool - The Webbing Tool provides a free-form graphic organizer for activities that ask students to pursue hypertextual thinking and writing. Student Interactive from Read/Write/Think
- Story Map - The Story Map interactive is designed to assist students in pre-writing and post-reading activities by focusing on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution. Student Interactive from Read/Write/Think
- Story Mapping Strategy - This sample worksheet provides a model of a strategy which can help students who struggle to understand each of the individual elements of a story or written text.
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