Main Idea Reading Strategy DIGITAL Unit: Notes, Practice, & Assessment

Grade Levels
2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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This Main Idea Reading Strategy DIGITAL Unit can be used to both teach a new strategy or as reading comprehension support. This unit includes activities to introduce, practice, and assess students' understanding of the reading skill. An answer key is included.

The activities are in a digital notebook in Google Slides. The assessments are in Google Forms.

Teachers first introduce a skill with notes and small or whole group practice. Students then practice main idea with journaling activities and individual (On Your Own) practice. Finally, teachers can assess students' understanding and application of the reading strategy with the included summative assessments.

A Full Week of Instruction - Plus Extras

Instruction for each unit is broken down into steps:

1. Notes

2. Practice in small group or with a partner

3. Journal

4. Individual Practice

5. Assessment

There are two different pages for both journaling and assessment, so the skill could be retaught.


The individual practice pieces can be used with any book - allowing teachers to easily differentiate the lesson for their students.

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Do you need printable units instead of digital? These lessons are also available in PDF format, with hands on activities. Check them out HERE.


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Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.


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