Main Idea and Details Graphic Organizer, Nonfiction Summarizing Worksheets

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  1. Over 80 pages of fun graphic organizers for reading comprehension and writing. Ink-saving black line, doodle theme is appropriate for any age - even older kids who need the additional support of a graphic organizer.Bundle includes:SequencingMain Idea and DetailsBrainstorming / Planning PagesWrite an
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Doodle themed graphic organizers make teaching main idea and details fun! Use these to find the main idea, note 3, 4, or 6 supporting details in a non-fiction text, and write a summary paragraph or notes.

You receive:

  • Black and white pdf, 11 pages
  • Cover page for your binder
  • 5 unique graphic organizers
  • Lined and unlined options for each page

Main Idea and Details pack focuses on:

► Writing the topic of the text

► Defining the main idea

► Finding 3-6 details from the text

► Summarizing the text

Graphic organizers are a fantastic tool to help your students recall and analyze an informational text.

Appropriate for elementary to middle grades. Use for:

• Whole group introduction to main idea and details

• Small group or independent analysis 

• Assessment of understanding

• Analysis of a science article, history artifact, current event post, news story, or any informational text or media

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11 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.


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