Help students improve their understanding of main idea and supporting details through writing. This 20 page resource is scaffolded to help students be successful with writing topic sentences and writing details that support a main idea.
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This main idea writing resource includes:
-2 pages that ask students to write an on-topic paragraph based on given titles
-3 pages that have students write supporting details based on a given main idea or topic sentence
-3 pages that have students write a main idea or topic sentence based on the supporting details provided
-2 pages that have students read short paragraphs, cross out the sentence that does not fit with the main idea, and replace it with a better sentence
-2 pages that have students write paragraphs based on a given main idea
A grading rubric is provided to help you assess your students understanding of main idea and supporting details.
These worksheets are ideal for 2nd and 3rd grade students practicing main idea and key details. They can be easily differentiated to help you address different levels of students.
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