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Lesson 3
The Author's Main Idea and Purpose


The following exercises present a passage of text and specify the kinds of responses you are to make. You can e-mail the exam, your responses, and the correct responses to yourself.

Essay Exercise Here you are writing the main idea of a brief passage of text. You can e-mail the passages and your responses to yourself.
Exercise 1 Choosing Titles for Paragraphs
Exercise 2 Identifying Main Ideas and Modes of Discourse
Exercise 3 Identifying Main Ideas and Supporting Ideas
Exercise 4 Determining the Main Idea
Review Exercise


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Revised: June 06, 2015