Focus in on main idea with your students using these fun, practical passages. This pack contains ten passages specifically designed to teach students how to determine the main idea of a selection and to find supporting details. Each single page story features a response sheet in which students will take a closer look at analyzing main idea and details.
Student response sheets cover a wide variety of answer formats. Students may respond to short answer questions, multiple-choice questions, or by filling out a graphic organizer. Many questions will require students to circle the main idea sentence and underline supporting details. An answer key is included for each passage.
These passages and response sheets can be used during whole group instruction, small group instruction, as morning work, or as homework.
Students will read nonfiction, informational stories on high interest topics, including…
• Foreign Fast Food
• Egyptian Pyramids
• Mount Everest
• Bloodsuckers (mosquitoes, vampire moths, fleas, and vampire bats)
• The Eiffel Tower
• The Moon
• Arctic Animals
• Coal Mines
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