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Lesson 14: Determining main idea and key details in "13 Planets"

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In this lesson, the teacher model finding the main idea and key details of one section of the text. Students jigsaw the remainder of the text, and work in groups to find the main idea and key details of the remaining sections, in preparation for presentations which take place in lesson 15. Students also make a first attempt at reflecting on how the changing number of planets reflects the scientific process.