This resource includes four complete passages. The students will be required to identify the main idea of the individual paragraphs that make up the passages. There is also a supplemental handout for each passage that requires the students to determine which paragraph would be best supported by a given detail.
Here is a breakdown of the resources in this file:
1. 9 Main Idea Posters (in color and black and white)
2. 4 Passages with the following topics: Female Explorers, Extinct and Endangered Animals, Ocean Animal Adaptations, and Biomes. Each passage includes a supplemental supporting details handout (and interactive template format) and a main idea graphic organizer.
3. Generic Printables that can be used with any text.