Main Idea and Key Details- Halloween Passages and Graphic Organizers

Main Idea and Key Details- Halloween Passages and Graphic Organizers
Main Idea and Key Details- Halloween Passages and Graphic Organizers
Main Idea and Key Details- Halloween Passages and Graphic Organizers
Main Idea and Key Details- Halloween Passages and Graphic Organizers
Main Idea and Key Details- Halloween Passages and Graphic Organizers
Main Idea and Key Details- Halloween Passages and Graphic Organizers
Main Idea and Key Details- Halloween Passages and Graphic Organizers
Main Idea and Key Details- Halloween Passages and Graphic Organizers
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Main Topic and Key Details Informational Passages ~ Common Core Aligned Activities

14 pages about Main Idea (or main topic) and Key Details! You'll find texts about Halloween topics- perfect for engaging and grabbing the interest of students! These passages are ready to print and go. Guaranteed to catch the attention of your students!

There are 7 different themes/main topics included in this packet. There are two versions of the worksheet. One page has lines to support beginning writers and the other page has no lines for students who are stronger writers to allow them to write more. These graphic organizers will be helpful to students as they determine the main idea and find the details that support it. The passages are the same on both pages.

There is an "answer key" to go with all of the passages. This is the "main idea" I had in mind as I wrote it and the main idea that I want my own students to identify. I also included the key details included It is just a starting point/guide to make it even EASIER for you!

The following "Halloween" subjects are included:

⭐ Pumpkins

⭐ Bats

⭐ Day of the Dead

⭐ Spiders

⭐ Jack-O-Lantern Carving

⭐ Halloween

⭐ Owls

I have used these activities in my own first grade classroom. All of the texts are leveled by lexile to be grade level appropriate for first grade, but it could also work well with advanced kindergartners or second graders who are reading below grade level. So this can be used with multiple grade levels in a variety of ways and can be differentiated based on ability or need! All of the reading levels are between 100L - 400L (Which is somewhere between D and J); it is heavy on Halloween vocabulary so having that background knowledge will be helpful for readers. Check out my preview for an example passage to help you decide if these texts are right for your students.

Scaffold and differentiate with these passages to fit your kids individual needs. This works perfectly for literacy centers, as can do activities, independent work, small group, whole group, for early finishers or as remediation for reteaching.

Common Core Standard Addressed:

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI - Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

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