Five informational reading passages that are perfect for teaching main idea! Each passage contains a multi-paragraph text easy to use to teach that in an informational text, each paragraph has a main idea that contributes to the main idea of the entire passage. Great for second and third grade readers. Also includes recommended ideas for use, examples of how to use the passages with students, and an informational text main idea graphic organizer. Great for use whole class,in centers, or in reading groups!