Finding the Main Idea - Loudoun County Public Schools
Determining Main Idea What is the Main Idea? The main idea is the big idea of the whole work, one section, or single paragraph. It is the point the author is trying to get across.
The main idea is different from the subject or the topic. The subject is what the writing is about The main idea is the point the writer Topic: Football wants to make about the subject.
Main idea: While football is a loved sports, it can be dangerous. Formula for Finding the Main Idea Subject or Topic + What the author says about the subject or topic ______________________ = The Main Idea Tips for Finding the Subject
Look at the title or the heading. Look at the first sentence. Look at key words or repeated words or names.
Where is the Main Idea? The main idea can be found in three places: 1. In the beginning, perhaps the first sentence. 2. In the end, maybe the last sentence. 3. Not stated, but implied (or inferred) through all the sentences. Find the Main Idea in the Passage In 1873 over 100,000 children are at work
in factories of New York and the neighboring districts. Of these the envelope factories employ about eight thousand children, one-quarter of whom are under fifteen years of age. The average earnings of the little workers are three dollars per week. What is the main idea? In 1873 100,000 children worked in factories. Find the Main Idea in the Passage
In high school, I tried writing my own novels and short stories. After high school, I married a woman who was a fine poet and who became an editorial assistant at a publishing company. As a private joke for her, I began to write a science fiction novel. When I showed it to her, she suggested I submit it to her boss. I did and it was accepted. What is the main idea? The speaker wrote science fiction as a joke for his wife, but it ended up being published.
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