Stated Main Idea A stated main idea is what the passage is about. A stated main idea includes one sentence that supports all the details, it can be anywhere, and it’s also a specific sentence that covers everything.
Stated Main Idea Details
Implied Main Idea An implied main idea gives you details but doesn’t plainly say it. It’s not a sentence, and it’s not stated. It takes all the details and forms a conclusion.
Major Supporting Details Itâ€™s what supports the main idea. You can have more than one. You can have a major without a minor.
Minor Supporting Details Itâ€™s what supports the topic and the subject. It always relates back to the story. You have to have a major supporting detail. For Example: Topic A.) Major Detail 1.) Minor Detail B.) Major Detail C.) Major Detail