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Connecting Main Ideas to Related Sources & Topics

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What is a main idea?

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1. Which of the following is NOT involved when making connections between the main idea, other topics, and outside sources?

2. How can you connect topics/sub-topics to your main idea?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

While completing this assessment on connecting main ideas to sources and topics, you'll verify your understanding of what's involved in making these connections. The quiz consists of five short multiple-choice questions on this subject.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Confirm your knowledge of the following with this assessment:

  • Meaning of the phrase 'main idea'
  • What's involved in making connections between the main idea, other topics, and outside sources
  • Connecting topics/sub-topics to the main idea
  • Example of an effective topic sentence
  • Purpose of connecting other sources to the main idea

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about connecting topics/sub-topics to the main idea
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding effective topic sentences
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the purpose of connecting other sources to the main idea and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To continue your studies, be sure to review the related lesson titled Connecting Main Ideas to Related Sources & Topics. Here's the type of information you'll find in this lesson:

  • Adding a thesis statement
  • Ensuring readers are informed of the main idea
  • Providing examples to support the validity of a position
  • Fully developed and supported body paragraphs
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