MAP 5th Grade Language Arts : Develop

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Example Question #1 : Develop

Read the main idea of a writing assignment provided below. 

Hilton Head Island is the best place to go on a vacation. 

Based on this main idea, what should be discussed in the body paragraphs? 

Possible Answers:

Beaches found around the United States 

Reasons why Hilton Head Island is a great vacation spot

Directions to get to Hilton head Island 

Different areas to go on vacation 

Correct answer:

Reasons why Hilton Head Island is a great vacation spot

Explanation:

Body paragraphs should always support the main idea. Each paragraph should provide an example that proves the main idea. In this case, the main idea is stating thatHilton Head Island is the best place to go to for a vacation; thus, the body paragraphs should give reasons why it's so great. 

The correct answer is, "Reasons why Hilton Head Island is a great vacation spot ".

Example Question #2 : Develop

Read the main idea of a writing assignment provided below. 

Carbon monoxide has a negative impact on the environment. 

Based on this main idea, what should be discussed in the body paragraphs? 

Possible Answers:

The various environments that produce carbon monoxide 

The contributors of carbon monoxide within the environment 

Examples of environments in different countries and parts of the word

Examples of negative impacts of carbon monoxide on the environment 

Correct answer:

Examples of negative impacts of carbon monoxide on the environment 

Explanation:

Body paragraphs should always support the main idea. Each paragraph should provide an example that proves the main idea. In this case, the main idea is stating that carbon monoxide has a negative impact on the environment; thus, the body paragraphs should give examples that prove this to be true. 

The correct answer is, "Examples of negative impacts of carbon monoxide on the environment ".

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