Description: Key Ideas and Details Analyze literary text development. Summarize the text, incorporating a theme determined from details in the text.
Maps to Reading Plus skills: 2A


2A: Determining Main Idea

2A: Determining Main Idea

Description: Determining Main Idea and Themes

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Selection: D-5


Grade level: 4
Word count: 1577 words
Author: Mary Dunn
Synopsis: Things are not going right for Peter--not at all. But it's nothing a few jelly beans can't fix.
Excerpt: No excerpt is available for this question.
Question: This selection is mainly about
  1. how things sometimes turn out better than you expect them to.
  2. how to make a great pot of soup by adding surprising things.
  3. two people who don't get along but have to spend the day together.
  4. learning how to live without peanut butter for one day.

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Writing prompt: Write an email to a friend and describe a selection you read.


Organization: Certica Solutions