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What is the Different of main idea and supporting details?
The main idea..well is, the MAIN idea. Suppoting details support it. For example : The Main Idea is that Stephanie wanted a dog and found a dog at the end. The supporting details could be that how she found a dog and such. ...
How do you find supporting details in a paragraph?
Find the main idea of the paragraph and the look for the details that support the main idea. A good way to do this is to underline the main idea and then circle the details as you read the paragraph. ...
What does it mean when all paragraphs support the main idea in a novel?
Well, it basically means that you have an extremely well written essay. Good job! :) ...
What is the controlling idea?
Every sentence that follows the topic sentence will in some way support or prove the controlling idea. If any main clause does not support the controlling idea, it has no purpose in the paragraph. ...
What is the importance of the topic sentence in the development of a paragraph?
The topic sentence tells you the main idea of the paragraph. You need to know the main idea in order to develop your paragraph with facts to support that idea. ...