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 write! Reinforce reading strategies as you use each activity. Your students will be learning while providing the information you need to be a responsive teacher! Use this resource as classwork, morning work, homework, or center activities. Collect as a formative assessment or add to a student's portfolio. These activities are so versatile!
It is aligned with Grades 3-5 Informational Text Standards: RI.3.2, RI.4.2, and RI.5.2.
full-page informational texts
half-page informational texts
main idea practice pages
differentiating between main idea/
variety of organizers to meet CCSS