Reading Resources

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Florida Department of Education Tutorials

Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Exploring details
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
main idea
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.


Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
opinion inform