One reading skill is the ability to identify the main idea of a passage. The main idea is the main focus or key idea. Frequently, a main idea is accompanied by supporting information that offers detailed facts about the main idea.
Read each question and write the answer in the space provided.
1. What is land cover?
2. List three examples of land cover.
3. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, how many people must an urban area contain?
4. What else must an urban area have?
5. Name three consumable resources that land may provide.