The frog sat on the side of the pond. He was very still. His green color made him hard to see. A bug flew near him. His tongue zipped out, and he gobbled it up. Then the frog was still again. He waited for the next bug.The main idea in this passage is:
Frogs are green.
Frogs eat bugs.
Frogs do not move.
Frogs live in ponds.
2. It was backward day at school. The students had to do things backward. Some of them wore their T-shirts backward. They took a test before they studied the lesson! Dessert was served first instead of last. They tried to walk home backward, but they bumped into each other and fell down.The main idea in this passage is:
Dessert is supposed to come last.
The students had a backward day.
It is hard to do things backward.
Students failed their tests.
3. Jon held the ball in his hands. He bounced it slowly on the ground. Once. Twice. He crouched low and then jumped. The ball flew into the air. Up, up, up, it went. Then down, down, down, into the basket. "Yes!" he yelled. "Nothing but net!"The main idea in this passage is:
How to throw a basketball.
Jon could jump.
Jon liked basketball.
Jon makes a basket.