Main Idea and Key Details - Third Grade - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Main Idea and Key Details - Third Grade - Playlist and Teaching Notes
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
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1 MB|28 pages
Product Description
Students explore standard RI.3.2 with this playlist. They will determine the main idea of a text. Students will recount key details in a text and explain how they support the main idea. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. *New! We’ve partnered with Digital Promise Global’s Learner Positioning Systems (LPS) initiative to upgrade this playlist’s teaching notes. You can now access additional research-based strategies to meet the full diversity of your learners.*

This product includes:
• 3 links to instructional videos or texts
• 2 links to practice quizzes or activities
• 1 assessment that includes four multiple choice questions and one matching question
• Definitions of key terms, such as main idea and recount
• "Football in a Soccer World" by Wisewire
• "Robert Capa and Photography of Violence" by Wisewire
• "Interact with Tact " by the Federal Trade Commission
• "Officer Robot Reporting for Duty" by Wisewire
• "Getting Your Shots" by
• An accompanying Teaching Notes file

The Teaching Notes file includes:
• Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard
• Links to additional practice quizzes or activities
• An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
​• A list of strengths and challenges your learners will draw from while completing this playlist and how to further support their learning.

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Please note, passages in this product appear in these other products:
"Robert Capa and Photography of Violence " by Wisewire appears in:
RI.3.1 – Quiz and Answer Guide
"Interact with Tact " by the Federal Trade Commission appears in:
Text Features - Playlist and Teaching Notes


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Total Pages
28 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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