Evidence of Text
Main Idea
Black History
The Gov
LOGO
100

If I wanted to teach someone how to tie their laces what text structure would I use?

Description

How to Sequence

Sequence

Problem Solution

How to Sequence

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 I can't wait until this weekend! We’re going to my grandparents’ house and my entire family will be there. I will spend most of my time playing games with my cousins. We always have such a good time together! The day goes by so fast, and by the end we are all exhausted... but we still don’t want to leave!

 

What is the main idea?

Weekends are times to travel.

The author enjoys spending time with her family.

The author's grandparents live far away.

The author is sad to leave her cousins.

The author enjoys spending time with her family.

100

 What is agriculture?

The science of farming

100

In this type of government, the power is in the hands of the citizens, who vote in free elections.

Democracy

Oligarchy

Autocracy

Democracy

100

readworks

200

 What is the best question to ask yourself when you are trying to find the main idea?

Who is the main character?

What is the main event?

What is one important detail?

What point is the author trying to make?


What point is the author trying to make?

200

Tom started to reel in his line. The fish tugged and pulled hard. Judging by the weight of his catch, this fish could feed his family for three days. Tom struggled to stay in the boat and not be pulled over the side. Finally his catch came into view. He had snagged a snapping turtle!
What is the main idea? 

Tom finds enough food for his family

Tom gets pulled out of his boat by a huge fish.

Tom didn't catch anything.

Tom catches a snapping turtle while fishing.


Tom catches a snapping turtle while fishing.

200

Where did George Washington Carver teach?


Tuskegee

200

When a King or Queen rule and control a government, it is known as a ______.

monarchy

200

Flocabulary

300

"I hate the idea of having all those people out there watching me...I just don't like it when I'm around so many people. I wish I just could hide somewhere," whispered Violet.
What can you infer about Violet?

She is energetic

She is shy

She is mean

She hates people

 SHOW ANSWER

She is shy

300

Mary has a new pet.  Her pet is a baby kitten.  It is soft and cuddly.  The kitten likes to sleep a lot.  Mary put a soft blanket in a box for its bed.  Mary plays with her kitten when it is awake.  She never forgets to feed her kitten.
What is the main idea?
The kitten sleeps a lot.

Mary plays with her kitten

Mary’s new pet is a kitten.

Mary want a new pet.


Mary’s new pet is a kitten.

300

What crop had harmed the soil of many Southern farms?

Peanuts

300

Which branch of government interprets the laws?

Legislative Branch

300

Target

400

 Seated on his throne, King Midas wore a golden crown. He had golden rings on each finger and held a golden scepter. His vest was embroidered with golden thread and even his shoes had golden ornaments. He had a golden box filled with gold coins. He named his daughter Marigold.
What is the main idea of this paragraph?

King Midas loved gold.

King Midas sold lots of gold.

King Midas had a heart of gold.

King Midas hated gold.

King Midas loved gold.

400

 Soccer players learn many skills when playing soccer.  Soccer players learn how to dribble and pass the ball.  They also learn how to control the ball so they can eventually score.  Most importantly, soccer players learn how to work together with their teammates.
What is the main idea?


They also learn how to control the ball so they can eventually score.

Soccer players learn how to dribble.

They learn how to work together as teammates.

Soccer players learn many skills when playing soccer.


 

Soccer players learn many skills when playing soccer.


400

The 44th President of the United States was 

Barack Obama

400

 What branch interprets the law?

Judicial

400

Tesla

500

 

It was the sea eagle that called Emily down to the beach. It hovered above the waves, it's broad wings dusty where the land had left its mark, its small eyes that could follow the horizon bright and keen.

She hadn't meant to come down onto the beach. She'd meant to sit at the top of the ramp till the other kids had left the street, till she could walk home from school in peace without strangers staring at her, but somehow the bird seemed to urge her to come down.

What time of day do you think it is and why

afternoon because she is coming home from school

evening because there was no one on the street

lunch time because she wanted to feed the birds

morning because birds are out at that time



afternoon because she is coming home from school

500

Someday we will all have robots that will be our personal servants. They will look and behave much like real humans. We will be able to talk to these mechanical helpers and they will be able to respond in kind! Amazingly, the robots of the future will be able to learn from experience. They will be smart, strong, and untiring workers whose only goal will be to make our lives easier.
What is this selection mainly about 


Someday we will have robots that will be our personal servants.

We will be able to talk to robots and they will be able to respond.

You should give up if you are the Robots will look and behave much like real humans.

Amazingly, the robots of the future will be able to learn from experience.

Someday we will have robots that will be our personal servants.

500

 I was born in 1958 in Gary, Indiana.  I became a pop singer.  My album Thriller (1982) sold over 30 million copies.  I earned the nickname "King of Pop".

Michael Jackson

500

A government which is ruled by one single person is called a ______.

dictatorship

500

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