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Main Idea and Key Details Informational Bundle- Common Core Aligned
Main Idea and Key Details Informational Bundle Common Core Aligned Activities * 10 informational passages about the tundra and ocean habitats and the animals that live in them * Graphic organizers to use while determining the main idea and locating key details that support the main idea * Ideas and
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Main Idea RI4.2, Main Idea and Supporting Detail in Informational Texts
Main Idea RI4.2 Fourth Grade Reading: Main Idea INFORMATIONAL Resource -This pack is packed full of ideas and resources to use while you are teaching the CCSS standard RI 4.2. If you are not teaching Common Core, then the pack is still valuable to use when teaching 4th grade students to find main i
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No Prep Main Idea and Key Details RI.3.2 Texts and Activities
These are great activities to help your students better understand how to find main idea and key details while covering Standard RI.3.2! It includes main topic and key details charts, main topic sentence starters, 10 single paragraph texts with short answer main topic/key details questions and a se
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Main Idea Centers - Main Idea Games - In Nonfiction / Informational Text
This 31 page resource contains 3 main idea center activities for you to use in your classroom. These games are an engaging, hands on way to help your students be better able to differentiate between main idea and supporting details in nonfiction / informational text. Save over 20% when you buy th
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Main Topic, Main Idea, and Key Details
This product has a week's worth of activities to do with your students. Main Topic, Main Idea, and Details can be a difficult skill for students to learn. I have made this product to be fun and engaging. Power Point Slideshow To introduce this concept, I have included a Power Point Slide show t
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Main Idea & Key Details {Posters & Informational Text} for First & Kindergarten
You are receiving the following to help facilitate lessons on identifying the main idea and key details in a story with young readers: 1 poster/anchor chart for main idea 1 poster/anchor chart for key details 1 nonfiction story about reindeer 3 vocabulary posters with photographs about reindeer/
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Main Idea, Key Details, and Summarizing
If you are following the Common Core State Standards and you need rigorous, responsive, and engaging activities to motivate your students, this is exactly what you need! Help students understand the differences between main ideas and details. Explore summarizing and organize students before they wri
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Main Idea Mania - Activities for Teaching Main Idea & Key Details
You will love this packet! It includes activities that focus on teaching your students about main idea and key, or supporting, details. The package includes 2 main idea stories, 2 key detail stories, graphic organizers, anchor charts, and more. The package is geared towards grades K-2; however, it c
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This video shows the recent updates for our Reading Notebook Anchor Charts for Literature Standards. You can purchase the FULL PRODUCT HERE ↓ Reading Notebook Anchor Charts {Reading Literature} You can also find the Reading Informational Text Charts HERE ↓ Reading Notebook Anchor Charts {Reading
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Formal Lesson Observation Main Idea and Key Details
Are you looking for a fun way to teach your students about main idea and key details? This 59 page pack is a fun, easy way to teach main idea. I used part of this for my formal observation and included the pre-conference sheet for reference. The students had so much fun and loved the easy way to
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No Prep Main Topic and Key Details RI.2.2 Texts and Activities
These are great activities to help your students better understand how to find main topic and key details while covering Standard RI.2.2! It includes main topic and key details charts, main topic sentence starters, 10 single paragraph texts with short answer main topic/key details questions and a s
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Inky Johnson- Determine Main Idea and Key Details (RI 5.2)
Have you ever heard of Inky Johnson? If not, this is a great passage to get young readers, especially those interested in sports, engaged and excited about their assignment. This purchase includes an informational text passage about Inky Johnson and 4 multiple choice questions with one short answer
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RI 3.2 PowerPoint: Main Idea & Key Details
This lesson introduces and teaches CCS RI 3.2: Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea. This lesson focuses on teaching students the concept of how to identify the main idea, and which details are key details and which ones are not. Once
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Presidents of America [Main Idea & Key Details] Reading Unit of Study
Presidents of America: Main Idea and Key Details Reading Unit Of Study Thank you for your interest our “Targeted Reading Strategies: Identifying the Main Idea and Key Details” pack! In using this mini-unit, you will be teaching your students to identify the main idea and key details while reading
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Common Core Reading Bundle: Main Idea, Key Details, & Making Inferences
This fantastic Common Core main idea lesson bundle is full of easy-to-use activities and printables! Your students will become experts on reading non-fiction, comprehending the main idea, selecting key details that support the main idea, and making inferences. All the lessons align to the 4th grade
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Main Idea and Key Details - Third Grade - Playlist and Teaching Notes
Students explore standard RI.3.2 with this playlist. They will determine the main idea of a text. Students will recount key details in a text and explain how they support the main idea. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. This prod
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Finding Main Ideas and Key Details PowerPoint
Present this PowerPoint to your students to help them to take out key words and phrases from a text in order to find main ideas and effectively summarize. Teach students to break it down to just the important stuff with this awesome PowerPoint. This is great for both primary grades and secondary g
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Let's Focus on the Main Idea and Key Details
This FABULOUS 53 page pack includes posters on main idea and details, 5 different graphic organizers, bookmarks, large and smaller version of main idea stories for whole and small group activities, two versions of Flash! card game (one for choosing main idea of short text and other for choosing main
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RI1.2 Assessments (Main Idea and Key Details)
This document includes three assessments for the RI1.2 Common Core Standard. If you do not use Common Core, you can use this assessment for a unit on Main Idea & Key Details. Each assessment has three different pages you can choose from. The assessments include multiple choice, short answer, an
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Arctic Animals Common Core Reading Activities: Main Idea & Key Details
This Common Core aligned unit has students learning about Arctic animals while citing text evidence, the main idea, and key details. A student booklet that can be run back-to-back is included. The graphic organizers can be used with other informational texts you read about the Snowshoe Hare, the Wal
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Main Idea and Key Details Maps
Organizing information into main topics and key details is a very important comprehension skill! These maps are aligned to the ELA Common Core Standards. RI.1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. RI.1.2 Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text. Product comes wit
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Building a Paragraph/ Main Idea and Key Detail- Frogs Edition
A paragraph is like a house, and with this product, your students will begin to "build" a strong paragraph. Do your students struggle with finding the main idea and details of a paragraph? Is it difficult for them to create their own introductory and concluding sentence? This product may help!
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Main Idea and Key Details Graphic Organizers - RI.2 for 2nd/3rd Grade
Great graphic organizers to meet Reading Informational Standard RI.2: Main Idea and Key Details. Great to use to prepare for testing! Use a different graphic organizer each day to gain additional practice on the standard. Students will meet the standard by finding the main idea, writing the key det
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Organizers for Informational Text: Main Idea and Key Details RI3.2; RI 4.2
Students will use this graphic organizer to record key details and come up with the main idea as they read informational text. Download the whole pack and save money!
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Main Idea & Key Details Two Column Notes
Use this two-column notes page to help your students take notes on main idea and key details. This page was designed to be used when reading a passage and students can identify the main idea and key details of the passage and then go back and look at specific paragraphs to find the main idea and ke
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Candyville Main Idea and Key Details
This product features three candy themed texts, with a set of paired task cards for each text. The task cards guide students in uncovering the main idea for the text, and the process of finding the supporting key details. When looking at the key details, students will also be analyzing the type of d
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Main Idea & Key Details
Students learn to find key details that support a main idea in this easy to use worksheet! This would be a great assessment to see what kids are taking from your Main Idea lessons.
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Main Idea and Key Details - Fourth Grade - Playlist and Teaching Notes
Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standa
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Ready Gen Grade 1 Unit 2 Module B Lesson 6- Main Idea & Key Details
This ESL modified lesson includes a T.P focus warm up, mini lesson, differentiated activities for a high, low, medium groups. The medium and low group task activities focus on a book outside of the text collection (six fine fish and families) and match the readability of the group. Graphic Organize
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RI.1.2 Main Idea and Key Details
This graphic organizer is a great resource to use during literacy rotations. As students read their leveled books the supporting organizer will help students identify what the main idea is. Additionally, students are asked to write down three key details that connect to the main idea. The organizer
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2014 What is a Community? ReadyGen Lesson 9 Main Idea and Key Details
The first page includes reading comprehension questions to go along with the close reading with scaffolds for answering questions with evidence from the text. The second, third and fourth pages include a reading skills activity to go along with the reading analysis part of the lesson. This was crea
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Main Idea and Key details Graphic Organizer
I included 2 pages of the Graphic Organizer, so that you could print front to back copies, if needed.
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Main Idea  and Key Details Circle Map
This is a main idea and key details circle map. Read an informational text and then have students identify the main idea and key details from the story. Print on legal size paper for more room to write.
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Finding the Main Idea with Supporting Details
Get 20 different non-fiction reading passages for students to use while they practice finding the main idea and supporting details. These high interest and engaging non-fiction topics make learning about main idea fun and interesting for students! Do your students need more practice finding the
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Topic, Main Idea, and Key Details Graphic Organizer
This is a graphic organizer that students can use while reading non-fiction texts to help them narrow down from the topic to the main idea to the key details. Next to each component is a quick reference definition to help students remember.
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Main Idea & Key Details -RI.2 (K & 1)
Kids LOVE pizza! Use one of their favorite foods to help them understand and identify Main Idea and Key Details. This download includes instructions, preparation directions, anchor chart, and colorful pizza and pizza toppings. Easy to use and it really works! I used this idea in a Kindergarten class
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Main Idea and Key Details Differentiated- Topic- Martin Luther King
This activity contains 3 levels of differentiation for different level learners in the classroom (beginning, intermediate, and advanced). The page before each activity worksheet(s) indicates the level of the following page(s). Directions: Students will cut out the sentence strips and place them on
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Main Idea and Key Details graphic organizer
This is a simple graphic organizer for reading of literature or informational text. It is aligned to common core standards for both Kindergarten and Grade 1. This graphic organizer can be used to give the students a brief definition of both the main idea and details ("clues"). Each of two sections
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Main Idea & Key Details
This worksheet can be used to teach children to identify the main idea and key details of a nonfiction piece. I use it with short nonfiction articles. This activity corresponds to Common Core State Standard: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.2 Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
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Main Idea and Key Detail Graphic Organizer
This graphic organizer is helpful for beginning readers to draw or write the main idea and three key details in an informational text.
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Main Idea & Supporting Details - Close Reading Passages with Graphic Organizers
This Close Reading Main Idea resource contains high interest informational passages, graphic organizers, and performance tasks for research. You will also receive a link to view a teaching video and student discussion video. Photos and passages are also included in a .ppt format that can be projecte
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Main Idea & Key Details Freebie Printable
When you read non-fiction text, can your students determine the main idea? Do they use hints such as the title, headings, picture captions, and first and last sentence to help them? This main idea & key detail handout will help your students thrive with non-fiction reading comprehension! It ca
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Bats Main Idea and Key Details
Use this adorable recording sheet to have students record the Main Idea and Key details from your book of choice! I hope you enjoy this freebie! Please consider leaving feedback after you download! :)
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Main Idea and Supporting Details PowerPoint Lesson and Notes
Finding the Main Idea and Supporting Details of Nonfiction Text PowerPoint, Notes and Test Prep Teach your students the importance of identifying the main idea and supporting details of a non-fiction paragraph. Students will be taught to look at the beginning and end of paragraphs, as well as find
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Main Idea & Key Details Sorting Activity
This activity can be used as a whole class group activity or as a center activity. Have students match the important key details to the given main idea. Just print & cut! - First in the Desert -
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Main Idea and Key Details Graphic Organizer
Organizer to help students differentiate between main ideas and key details.
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Main Idea and Key Details Graphic Organizer
This is an easy-to-use (and easy to differentiate) graphic organizer for finding the main idea of an informational text. However, what's different about this organizer is that it begins with key details and scaffolds up to finding the main idea.It's organized in a way that supports many different ty
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Main Idea and Key Details Practice Passage (FREEBIE)
This passage allows students to practice picking out within the passage the main idea and key details. Students then record these into the graphic organizer below the passage. If you enjoy this free sample, please check out the full set!
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Main Idea & Key Details Printable
Handout for summarizing the main idea and 3 key details learned from reading an informational text. *For more related retelling and summarizing handouts and bookmarks see my other listing: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Common-Core-Alligned-Retelling-Summarizing-Pack-2651488
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Anchor 2 - Main Idea and Key Details
Edit these to use with your own informational articles to gather information (reading closely) and compare two texts
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Main Idea, Key Details, and Summary Graphic Organizer
This is a graphic organizer that could be used for a variety of grade levels. The students can record the main idea, key details, and a summary of a text and have all of the information organized on one sheet. Thank you for checking out this graphic organizer in my "Shenanigans in Second Grade" TPT
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Main Idea and Details for Informational Text
I created this product to use in my split 1st/2nd grade classroom when teaching main idea (CCSS RI.1.2 Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text and CCSS RI.2.2 Identify the main topic of a multi paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.) Included in
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Finding the Main Idea with Supporting Details - Winter Passages
Get 20 different {winter-themed} non-fiction reading passages for students to use while they practice finding the main idea and supporting details. These high interest and engaging non-fiction topics make learning about main idea fun and interesting for students! Do your students need more pract
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