-What is a main idea?
-What is the main idea in this paragraph?
-What is a detail?
-Which of these details is not a supporting detail in the paragraph?
A. Dogs like to scratch themselves.
B. Zebras cannot see the color orange.
C. Goldfish remember things for only three seconds.
A. Which is the main idea of the passage?
B. Which is the detail that supports the main idea?