Main Idea ~ Fiction
This resource gives students multiple opportunities to practice recognizing text organization. When students can see the organization of a written paragraph, they can more easily identify the main idea.
In this resource you will find: anchor posters, graphic organizers that can be applied to any text, color coded fiction practice passages that increase in difficulty, and an answer key.
**After several requests, I created this fiction version
of my best selling Main Idea (Non-Fiction)
resource. (The posters, example, and organizers are the same as those found in the Non-fiction version. My goal in creating this resource was to provide fiction passages for additional practice.)
“How to Find the Main Idea” Poster
Fiction Practice Passages ~ Easy
Fiction Practice Passages ~ Harder
*** Updated 1/28/16***
*The easy passages ask students to find and restate the topic, main idea, and a detail. The harder passages ask them to find and restate the main idea, a detail, and an example of the detail.
CC.3.RI.2 - Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
CC.4.RI.2 - Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
CC.5.RI.2 - Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Appropriate for grades: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, third, fourth, fifth, sixth,
**I've used this in 3rd - 5th grade, but my own second grader is advanced, and it would work well for him. I've also taught title I 6th graders, and it would work well with them too. :)
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