Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text. (Standard #: LAFS.8.RI.1.2)

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The Truth About Sugar?

Analyzemultiple texts in which authors disagree about the harmfulness of sugar in thisinteractive tutorial.

Subject Area(s): English Language Arts

Grade Level(s): 8

Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial

All Aboard! The Central Idea Express

Learn how to find thecentral ideas ofinformational texts that are all about train travel! "Ride the rails" and learn about topics, central ideas, supporting details, and summaries.

Subject Area(s): English Language Arts

Grade Level(s): 8

Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial