1. Read the first text. 2. Use a caption to write the main idea of the text. 3. Type “text 1” in front of your main idea. Ex. Text 1: The main idea is.... 4. Do the same for the second text, and type “text 2” in front of the main idea. SCORING RUBRIC Exceeding - Two complete main ideas. Appropriate use of grade level grammar. Meeting - Two complete main ideas. Approaching - One complete main idea. Starting - Needs support showing both main ideas.