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  1. How To Find The “Main Idea” Of A Text

    The main idea, sometimes referred to as the central idea, is the most important thought of a text. From elementary school on up, we’re taught to discuss and analyze pieces of writing in terms of the main idea. Knowing how to identity the main idea in a piece can help us become better readers—and writers. What is a main idea? The majority of details in a …