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Why not make graphic organizers fun to do! Beginning writers take a long time to put on paper what they are thinking. All they have to write on this graphic organizer is their name and then the topic. The rest is cut and paste. The reading comprehension strategy of knowing main idea and details is important for children to learn. But if all the children are doing is focusing on their writing, they won't be focusing on the important part, finding the main idea and details! Teach your class how to refer to the text to find the answers they need. There are 3 more details than what they need. They really have to pay attention to the text to figure this out!
Make sure to download the other lessons in the Unit. When the Unit is completed they should have a pretty good grasp of Main Idea and details.