Main Idea Passages (Fall)

Grade Levels
1st - 2nd
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20 passages
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This main idea resource comes with 20 fall themed main idea passages for you to teach your students how to recognize the main idea within a short, simple text. Comprehension questions are included as well. Comprehension questions include two response questions: What is the main idea? and What was one supporting detail? and one multiple choice question: What are other supporting details in the text?

Main idea can be a difficult concept to teach to the primary grades, but recognizing them within a short text can make it easier to teach and for your students to understand!

Passage Titles Included:

-First Day of Fall

-Pumpkin Patch

-Sweater Weather

-Apple Picking

-Making Applesauce

-Pumpkin Pie

-Thanksgiving Dinner


-More S'mores


-The Hayride

-Johnny Appleseed


-Carving A Pumpkin

-Fall Break


-Spiders Vs. Insects

-The Spooky House

-Our Bonfire

-All About Apples

Answer Key included!

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Total Pages
20 passages
Answer Key
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.


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