Teaching the how to find the main idea in non-fiction can be a very difficult task. Students are unaccustomed to reading and comprehending non-fiction.
These are common core aligned lesson plans for identifying the main idea. In addition it teaches writing a summary and writing your own opinion piece. This is all in response to a non-fiction text.
Fully completed teacher examples, anchor charts, comprehension maps, and writing organizers are also included.
It is written with a thrid grade text but can also be used with 2nd and 4th.