This Analyze How an Idea is Developed Over the Course of a Text video also includes:
John Moir's Smithsonian article, "The Little Owls That Live Underground," is used to model how a writer develops a main idea in a nonfiction text. Viewers are shown how to collect data about the 5H's (who, what, when, where, why) and 1FunkyH (how) and select those items that best support the main idea. Although part of a series, the video can stand alone and could be used in homeschool or remedial situations.
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