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Determine the central idea of a nonfiction article

teaches Common Core State Standards RI.8.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/8/2

Determine the central idea of a nonfiction article

In this lesson you will learn how to determine the central idea of a text by determining the topic and asking what the author says about it. This lesson focuses on the article, "The Little Owls that Live Underground" from http://www.smithsonian.com