Vocab
Story comprehension
Main Idea
Summarizing
100

What does defy mean?

to resist or refuse to obey a rule

100

What is the "evil custom" refer to in the story?

African-Americans had to enter the bus from the back.

100

What is "main idea"?

the central idea of a text. What the text is overall talking about.

100

Do you include every detail in a summary?

no

200

what does unequal mean?

not the same

200

What was Rosa tired of?

Putting white people first

200

Freebie, you lucky ducks! 

200

What is a summary?

by using key details from the text and your own words, you tell what the story is about. Retelling in your own words

300

What does anticipation mean?

the act of expecting something to happen

300

What did the women of the Women's Political Council encourage people to do?

stay off the buses

300

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?


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The author enjoys spending time with her family.

300


When some people think about Texas, they think of cowboys on the open range-herding cattle up a dusty trail. However, Texas has much more than open prairie with large herds of cows. There are the mountains of West Texas, the piney hills of east Texas, and the emerald waters off the coast of Padre Island. Texas also has large coastal harbors with numerous sailboats, powerboats, inland lakes, rivers. The swamps of southeast Texas have alligators and other exotic wildlife.

The Summary of this passage is:


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There are many different, varied parts of Texas.

400
What does entitled mean?

to qualify or have the right to do something

400

Who did everyone agree should speak for them against the injustice of inequality?

Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr

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?

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Soccer players learn many skills when playing soccer.

400

Tomorrow is Jill's birthday. She is excited because she gets to pick where she will eat dinner. Will it be Mexican food at the Big Enchilada House? Or will it be fried chicken at the Chicken Shack, or a big cheeseburger at Al's Hamburger Palace. She just couldn't decide. Then there was always the Pizza Shop with that great pepperoni pizza. How would she ever decide? Maybe she would just flip a coin.

The Summary of this passage is:

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Jill has many restaurants to choose from for her birthday.

500

What does sought mean?

go looking for something
500

How did the people of Montgomery support those who were walking?

by sending them coats, shoes, and money

500

Jenny visited her grandmother in the hospital.  She saw how kind and helpful the nurses were to her grandmother.  Now she wants to be a nurse when she grows up.  She wants to help sick people get well.
What is the main idea?


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Jenny wants to be a nurse.

500

San Francisco is located on the coast of California in an area often called the Bay Area. The weather is generally very mild, seldom getting really cold or really hot. Its mild climate is one reason many people live there. It seldom snows in San Francisco and generally does not get below freezing during the winter. Even in the middle of summer, temperatures may be in the mid 80s with a cool breeze from the bay keeping the weather very comfortable.

The Summary of this passage is:


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The weather in San Francisco is generally very mild.

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