Main Ideas and Supporting Details for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grades. Informational Texts are fun and engaging with these Main Idea Task Cards that focus on supporting details, paragraph main ideas, and section main ideas. Topics include George Crum, the Michtom toy company, history of Frito-Lays chips, and more.
Great for STAAR prep, small group, warm-ups, daily review, stations, or independent practice, these main idea task cards include:
16 Total Main Idea Task Cards
12 Multiple Choice Task Cards
4 Multiple Choice with Graphic Organizer Task Cards
Ideas for how to use over 3 days!
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Common Core Alignment
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA. R.2CCSS RA.R2: Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.2Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.2Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.2Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
New 2019 TEKS Alignment
TEKS 3.6G, 4.6G, 5.6G: evaluate details read to determine key ideas
TEKS 3.9Di, 4.9Di, 5.9Di: recognize the characteristics and structure of informational text, including central idea with supporting evidence.
This paragraph is mostly about –
The section titled ___ is mainly about –
What does this paragraph help you understand about ___ ?
What is the main idea of this paragraph?
What best completes the graphic organizer?
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