Titles and
  Main Ideas  

  Comp 46A  

A Title
tells the main idea
of a story in a few
words. Titles are
usually capitalized.

The pony had
wandered for
days. He was
very lonely and
couldn't find
his way home.

The Lost

Reptiles have certain things in common. All are hatched from eggs
laid on land. Reptiles have scaly skin and are cold blooded. They
include alligators, crocodiles, snakes, lizards and turtles.

1.  Snakes  Reptiles
A good title is
What Are Reptiles?

2.  scary  common
The story lists their
_______ features.

3.  turtles  birds
The story is not
about ______.

The giant panda is one of the cutest animals in the world. Many
people call them bears but they are really members of the raccoon
family. In nature, they live high in the mountains of China.

4.  Pandas  Bears
A good title is
Giant ______.

5.  bears  raccoons
Pandas are related
to ______.

6.  pandas  tigers
The story is not
about ______.