Using excerpts from popular youth novels, these task cards will engage your students and help them practice finding the main idea. Each card features an excerpt, two multiple-choice questions, and one free response.
Perfect for standardized test prep. They are also great in small groups, literacy centers, stations, partner work, intervention groups, and much more. You could also use one card at a time with your whole class as a warm-up, mini-lesson, or exit ticket. An answer key is included as well as a main idea poster and student recording sheet.
*20 Task Cards
*20 Novel Excerpts
*40 Multiple Choice Questions
*20 Free Response Questions
*Student Answer Sheet
Excerpts from the following novels:
The Scorch Trials, If I Stay, Allegiant, The Outsiders, Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Gathering Blue, Sister Hood of the Traveling Pants, Pretty Little Lairs, The Isle of the Lost, The Host, Sea of Monsters, The Heir, Obsidian, A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Iron Fey, Life of Pi, and Throne of Glass.
Included in the following Bundle:
Reading Skills Task Card Bundle Complete Set
Other Task Card Bundle:
Inference Task Card Bundle
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