This module is for Grades: 6-8 Welcome
Determining the central idea is an important skill for understanding a text and being able to summarize information. In this module, you will learn how to identify the central idea of a text by examining key details that lead you to the central idea. The central idea is the big idea in the text, or the most important thing the writer wants you to know.
By the end of this module, you will be able to:
- Determine the central idea of a text by examining key details.
RST.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; provide an accurate summary of the text distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
- Central Idea