Grade 1 Reading Information - Supporting Points
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Grade 1 Reading Information - Supporting Points

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Authors state the main idea in a text. However, they also need to write points to support the main idea. Evidence or proof is needed to support the main idea. Students need to determine the difference between the main idea and the supporting points. In this quiz, questions are asked about the supporting points.

Story 1 - Apples

Apples are fruit and they are good for you. They are good to eat. Apples do not have any fat in them. They taste good and are better for you than chips. They have a lot of Vitamin C in them. Your mom can pack an apple for you for lunch today.

Story 2 - Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs were animals that lived a long time ago. Some dinosaurs were as small as a bird. Other dinosaurs were as big as a house. Also, other dinosaurs could be as big as a few buildings. They could weigh many tons or a few pounds.

1.
Read Story 1 - Apples above.
What is the main idea of the text?
Apples do not have any fat in them.
Apples are fruit and they are good for you.
They taste good and are better for you than chips.
They have a lot of Vitamin C in them.
The main idea is that apples are good for you and the other sentences support that main idea.
2.
Read Story 1 - Apples above.
What vitamin do apples have in them?
Fat
Chips
Vitamin B
Vitamin C
Apples like many citrus fruits have Vitamin C in them.
3.
Read Story 1 - Apples above.
Why are apples healthy?
You can eat an apple for lunch.
Apples taste good.
Apples do not have fat in them.
Apples have chips in them.
Apples are healthy because they do not have any fat in them. Chips do have fat in them.
4.
Read Story 1 - Apples above.
What type of food are apples?
Fruits
Chips
Vitamins
Fats
From the food groups, apples are fruits.
5.
Read Story 1 - Apples above.
When could you eat an apple?
When you are talking.
When you are sleeping.
In class.
For lunch.
You could eat an apple for lunch. You probably shouldn't eat during class or while you are talking. You can't eat an apple when you are sleeping.
6.
Read Story 2 - Dinosaurs above.
What is the main idea of the text?
The size of a few buildings.
The size of dinosaurs.
When dinosaurs lived.
The size of birds.
The main idea of the text is about the size of dinosaurs because the other sentences support this main idea.
7.
Read Story 2 - Dinosaurs above.
How small were dinosaurs?
The size of a house.
The size of a bird.
The size of a few buildings.
The size of a few tons.
Dinosaurs could be big, but some of the dinosaurs were as small as a bird.
8.
Read Story 2 - Dinosaurs above.
How big were dinosaurs?
As big as a penny.
As big as a bird.
As big as a few buildings.
As big as a leaf.
Dinosaurs could be as big as a few buildings.
9.
Read Story 2 - Dinosaurs above.
How little could dinosaurs weigh?
A few tons.
Many tons.
A few pounds.
Millions of pounds.
Dinosaurs could weigh just a few pounds because they were so small.
10.
Read Story 2 - Dinosaurs above.
How much could dinosaurs weigh?
A few pounds.
Many tons.
10 pounds.
One pound.
Dinosaurs could weigh as much as many tons because they were so big.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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