Main Idea and Detail Ice Cream Cones

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The main idea is the key concept being expressed because it is the key to understanding what you read.  Supporting details are the reasons, examples, facts, steps, or other kinds of evidence that help explain the main idea.  Students have been working on identifying the main idea and determining the relationship between the main idea and supporting details to serve as the basis for reading comprehension.  Students completed a "Main Idea and Detail Ice Cream Cone" activity which focused on identifying the relationship between the main idea and details.

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