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Nonfiction Main Idea and Details Graphic Organizer
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Main Idea & Details in Nonfiction- 4th & 5th Grade RI.4.2/ RI.5.2
Reading comprehension passages and questions (multiple choice and short response) aligned to fourth and fifth Grade Common Core RI.4.2 and RI.5.2. Encourages students to use text evidence in their answers by color coding. Table of Contents *This product includes 12 leveled passages in the 4th-5th
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Main Idea and Details Resource
This main idea and details pack will help your students master the skill of finding these story elements through the use of engaging nonfiction passages. To help students find the main idea and details of a text, I have written 18 nonfiction passages for your students to read. Each animal has a to
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Topic, Main Idea, Details Reading Comprehension- RI.2.2 & RI.3.2
Reading comprehension passages and questions (multiple choice and short response) aligned to 2nd & 3rd Grade Common Core standards RI.2.2/ RI.3.2. Encourages students to use text evidence in their answers by color coding. Levels are included for each text! Makes differentiation and scaffoldin
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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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Main Idea and Details
This leveled and differentiated Main Idea and Supporting Details resource has a wide variety of activities for both fiction and non-fiction practice - games, task cards, passages, a colorful poster, graphic organizers, and more! This comprehensive unit provides a wide variety of scaffolded resource
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Paragraph Mix Up! Sequencing Main Idea & Details Paragraph Sort w/ Task Cards!
*HUGE UPDATE 3/16/2014 ! I've added several more items to this unit. If you have purchased this, please re-download it for all the extras. Part of my 3rd grade curriculum includes our students being able to arrange sentences into coherent paragraphs. I haven't been able to find many activities to h
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Topic, Main Idea, Details- RI.2.2 & RI.2.8
9 non fiction reading comprehension passages aligned to 2nd Grade Common Core standard: main idea and details. Includes explicit steps to help students. Table of Contents 1. Vocabulary Cards (Topic. Main Idea, Details) 2. Journal Steps for finding topic, main idea, and details. 3. “Rainy Day” Jou

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Main Idea and Details - Differentiated Card Sort Activity #SPRINGSAVINGS
Hello friends! Thank you for checking out my Main Idea and Details card sort activity! This literacy activity is designed for use when teaching about the sometimes abstract concept of Main Idea. I hope you can use this activity in your classroom :) With this activity, children sort out sets of card
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Non-Fiction Main Idea Lesson or Center
Main Idea Bags are a highly engaging literacy center/lesson activity to support the concept of MAIN IDEA in NON-FICTION text - with each task in its own bag! A great introduction to main idea, or an excellent review activity. Students will determine the main idea from three choices after reading th
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Main Ideas and Details in Nonfiction Text
This file contains everything that you need to start teaching students how to find topics and main ideas. Two PowerPoints, multiple practice pages, and a detailed teaching guide will help you to guide students to a strong understanding of main ideas, topics, and details. The Teaching Guide includes
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Main Idea Details Kinesthetic Learning Activity (Common Core)
Main Idea Details Kinesthetic Learning Activity. The main objective for this activity is to get students up and moving to engage them while learning about how to identify the main idea and supporting details. In the end, this activity will hopefully help build a stronger understanding of the key com
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Main Idea and Detail Spiders
This is a hands on activity for students to demonstrate their understanding of main idea and details. RI.1.2 In this activity students read non-fiction texts about spiders and are then asked to sort the main idea from the 3 supporting details.
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Main Idea Reading Games | Reading Centers for Main Idea and Details
Do you need some engaging and low prep reading centers for main idea of nonfiction text? This resource includes 8 reading centers that your students will love! Click here to see more Engaging Reading Centers for Upper Elementary. This center resource contains eight reading centers to review and p
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Main Idea and Details  Reading Passages with Questions
Main Idea and Details Strategy Pack This 86 page nonfiction reading strategy pack is loaded with relevant science content, written comprehension questions, graphic organizers, great close reading passages, and printables! Why will you L*O*V*E this pack? If you are thinking that conducting cl
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Main Idea and Details Resource- African Animals Edition
This main idea and details pack will help your students master the skill of finding these story elements through the use of engaging nonfiction passages. To help students find the main idea and details of a text, I have written 18 nonfiction passages for your students to read. Each animal has a tot
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Solar System Non-Fiction Reading Comprehension and Main Idea & Detail Practice
In this activity, students will read a passage and identify details that appropriately complete the given webs. This worksheet was designed specifically to target the following skills: - Refer to Explicit Details (RI.4.1) - Conducting research (W.4.7) - Organizing Information/Text (W.4.4) - Gath
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Main Idea and Details:  Bowling for Details Game
Main Idea and Details: Bowling for Details Game Combine the concept of main idea and details with an exciting game of bowling. Students select bowling balls (main ideas) and draw pins (details) to score points. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding the history, game, rul
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Main Idea & Details Task Cards
These 4 sets of 48 main idea and details task cards are great to use for reinforcing concepts taught, as well as challenging your early finishers. In Sets 1 & 2 students identify the main idea of a non-ficition paragraph. Set 1 is multiple choice answers. Set 2 is free response. In Sets 3 &amp

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Main Idea and Details Fiction | Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Main Idea ~ Fiction This resource gives students multiple opportunities to practice recognizing text organization. When students can see the organization of a written paragraph, they can more easily identify the main idea. In this resource you will find: anchor posters, graphic organizers
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Main Idea and Details Slam Dunk
Main Idea and Details Slam Dunk Combine the concept of main idea and details with an exciting game of basketball. Students draw basketball cards (details) to match with hoops (main ideas) to score points. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding the history, game, rules, etc.
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Fiction and Non-Fiction Paragraph Comprehension Main Idea and Details
Fiction and Non-Fiction Reading Comprehension 12 Fiction and 12 Non-Fiction paragraphs included. Very little color is used in this document. Options are included to be able to print all therapy materials in black and white only to limit visual distractions and save on color ink! (sorting page is
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Main Idea and Details Activities - 30 pgs!
Here are 30 pages of activities to help students practice identifying the main idea and details of a passage. Included in this download are the following: - 4 photo prompts + student directions - 4 short stories with MI/Details Questions - 4 writing prompt pages with borders - 3 Main Idea/Detail
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Main Idea and Details Organizer FREEBIE
Help your students identify the main idea and details of a paragraph or text with this organizer. The organizer aligns with the Common Core State Standards for ELA, specifically: •CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the
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Main Idea and Details Using Nonfiction Text ~ American Heroes
Click Here to Follow Me Are you looking for something to help your students learn main idea and details using nonfiction text? I was, so I made this set of high interest selections using American Heroes. We can integrate social studies with reading and teach 2 skills at once. In this packet ther
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Main Idea and Details
This product includes 20 nonfiction multi-paragraph passages with main idea graphic organizers. Students are asked to read the passage. Identify the topic. Write the main idea on their graphic organizer. Reread and highlight details from the text that support the main idea. Passages also address imp
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Main Idea and Details Learning Center - Sea Life Nonfiction theme
Here is a fun Sea Life themed Main Idea/Details learning center for your students! Included are three main ideas focused on the topics of jellyfish, sharks, and seahorses. Students will have to match the supporting details (ocean scene) to the main ideas (jellyfish) and record the details on their
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Iditarod:  Main Idea and Details Game
Iditarod Race: Main Idea and Details Activity Reinforce the concept of main idea and details while gaining miles for the Iditarod Race. Students select Husky cards (main ideas) and draw dogsleds (details) to accumulate miles. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding facts abou
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Nonfiction Main Idea & Vocabulary Comprehension with Frogs by Gail Gibbons
If you're interested in other products on informational text comprehension with read aloud, you might like my materials on these topics: Gorillas Pumpkins Elephants Owls Grizzly Bears This packet contains materials for teaching informational text comprehension to emergent and beginning readers
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Finding the Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Texts Lessons...Awesome!
These three lessons are perfect for both whole group and small intervention groups. It walks the students step by step on how to find the main idea in a nonfiction text by looking for key words within the text. In each lesson, students color code important key words, which helps them to visually s
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Main Idea and Detail: SPRING THEMED!
Identifying the main idea and details within a fiction or non-fiction selection is such a difficult skill for kids, which is why we practice it all year round! Here is a spoon-ful of sugar to hopefully help the main idea go down. Use the eight original story cards in a center, small group, or a whol
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Main Idea and Details Sports Themed Bundle
Main Idea Sports Theme Bundle – 43 pages Basketball, Football, and Soccer Main Idea and Details Combine the concept of main idea and details with a sports theme. Students draw detail cards to match with main ideas to score points. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding the
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Main Idea and Details Multiple Choice Quizzes -- Common Core Alignment
This is an excellent multiple choice nonfiction main idea and details pre and post-quiz. These are assessments, but they can also be used to present and practice with the whole-class. In order to determine the main idea of a passage, students need to see how all of the details are connected to each
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Main Idea and Details Learning Center - Weather Nonfiction theme
Here is a fun weather themed Main Idea/Details learning center for your students! Included are three main ideas focused on the topics of thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes. Students will have to match the supporting details to the main ideas and record the details on their graphic organizer.
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Main Idea and Details + Evidence Graphic Organizers
Specifically designed to meet Common Core requirements to cite textual evidence, these graphic organizers are a great tool for both literature AND informational text reading practice! Included in this pack are four variations of my {Main Idea & Details + Evidence} graphic organizers, made to sui
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Main Idea and Details Learning Center - Bugs Nonfiction theme
Here is a fun Bug themed Main Idea/Details learning center for your students! Included are three main ideas focused on the topics of bumblebees, spiders, and flies. Students will have to match the supporting details to the main ideas and record the details on their graphic organizer. All of the m
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Main Idea and Detail Task Cards (Fall theme)
Your students will get excited about fall as they practice Main Idea and Detail with these illustrated multiple choice task cards! :) Included: 10 illustrated, multiple choice task cards: 5 main idea / 5 detail 5 passages included on the cards: 3 fiction, 2 non-fiction (pumpkins/turkeys!) Student
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Topic, Main Idea, and Detail Reading Comprehension
Students always struggle to correctly identify topic, main idea, and detail. This reading comprehension resource provides a strategy for identifying topic, main idea, and details in non-fiction paragraphs and articles. It is a great tool to help with reading comprehension, close reading, and test pr
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Main Idea and Details PowerPoint Lesson
Identifying main idea and details is an extremely important reading comprehension skill to master. Helping your students master this will improve their understanding of both fiction and nonfiction literature. I use this PowerPoint lesson to introduce the skill to my 3rd graders. I have broken the sk
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Main Idea and Details Soccer
Main Idea and Details Soccer Combine the concept of main idea and details with an exciting game of soccer. Students draw soccer cards (details) to match with goals (main ideas) to score points. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding the history, game, rules, etc. of soccer.
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Main Idea and Details Reading Comprehension Passages with Questions
Focus in on main idea with your students using these fun, practical passages. This pack contains ten passages specifically designed to teach students how to determine the main idea of a selection and to find supporting details. Each single page story features a response sheet in which students will
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Main Ideas and Details from Non-fiction Text  *Common Core*
This web can be used with any non-fiction text or article. Students will identify the main idea from the text in the center of the web, and four main details in the rectangles. Perfect to use in preparation of summarizing non-fiction text by determining the main ideas and key details to support th
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Main Ideas and Details: AFRICAN SAVANNA & ANIMALS BUNDLE {60 pages}
Main Idea and Details: African Savanna & Animals Bundle – 60 pages African Savanna ~ elephants ~ giraffes ~ zebras Combine the concept of main idea and details with an African Savanna & Animals theme. Students draw cards (details) to match with game boards (main ideas) to score points. The
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Main Idea and Details: Football
Football Main Idea and Details Combine the concept of main idea and details with an exciting game of football. Students draw football cards (details) to match with goal posts (main ideas) to score points. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding the history, game, rules, etc
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Main Idea and Details ~ U.S. Presidents Pack
***Presidents' Day Activity that is Common Core aligned for nonfiction reading*** This package was designed to support the Common Core State Standard focusing on identifying main idea/details in nonfiction text; it can be used in grades 2-4. This pack contains 7 different nonfiction passages about
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Guided Reading Mini-Lesson: Main Idea & Details (Intermediate Grades)
This skill set includes guided reading resources for a week-long mini-lesson in the intermediate classroom, and is the perfect way to enhance lessons on cause & effect in your guided reading groups. It includes multiple, BRIEF activities and materials for you to choose from, depending on the le

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Revved Up For Main Ideas and Details In Informational Text (STAAR ALIGNED )
Revved Up For Main Ideas and Details In Informational Text *Aligned with STAAR and Texas TEKS* Includes: *10 short passages to sort by main idea and details *nonfiction graphic organizer for independent reading *18 task cards with passages with questions aligned with STAAR
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Main Idea and Detail Activity cards
This activity is for students to use as a group or individually as a center. Each page is a a full set. A full set includes 3 detail cards and 1 main idea cards. Students should read each card and decide which card is the main idea making sure the 3 details correspond to the main idea. The main
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How Reasons Support Points- RI.1.8 (Main Idea/ Details)
Includes 12 leveled passages in the 1st Grade Common Core Text Complexity Band. Table of Contents 1. Going to the Zoo- 160 2. Your Five Senses- 260 3. Sunflowers- 280 4. School in the 1800s- 290 5. The Lifecycle of a Pumpkin- 300 6. Frogs and Toads- 310 7. The Invention of Bubble Gum- 320 8. Otters
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Main Idea and Details (Nonfiction)
Includes: *5 Nonfiction Passages *30 Detail Cards *10 Main Idea Cards *1 Direction Sheet *1 Cover Sheet *1 Main Idea Graphic Organizer Directions: Read a passage. Use the cards with the corresponding picture to help you find the main idea (bigger card) and the three details (smaller cards) that go
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Main Idea and Details: ELEPHANTS
Combine the concept of main idea and details with ELEPHANTS. Students draw cards (details) to match with game boards (main ideas) to score points. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding the elephant’s trunk, size, socialization, food and calves. Students will record scores on
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Listening for Main Ideas & Details!
This product was created to work with students at increasingly complex levels of listening comprehension as students progress with their listening skills. This set has a visual support for listening strategies, 27 sentence-level comprehension cards, 18 cards for determining the main idea (activity
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