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GR 2 Unit 3

Essential Questions

Why is the topic of a nonfiction text important?

Why is it important to compare and contrast important points on a topic?

What is author's purpose?


Unit 3: NonfictionKey Understanding
main topicthe big idea that the text is about
key detailsthe small parts of a text that connect to the main topic
paragrapha section of a piece of writing with a focus on one idea, usually has an indent
focusdescription of one idea
main purposewhy a text was written
author's purposewhat the author is trying to explain, describe or answer
important pointa key detail that connects to the topic of a text

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