slide 1 and 2 1. Read the passage. 2. Reread the passage. As you do the important details from the beginning, middle, and end. Use a different color :highlighter for each section. slide 3 3. Turn your highlighted text evidence into details about each section. Use the to write 1 sentence each for the beginning, middle, and end. 4. Now, look at your details. Think about what the author is teaching you. What kinds of facts do yo keep seeing repeated? Use the to record your main idea.