Main Idea and Supporting Details Fiction Passage Worksheets

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5th - 7th, Homeschool
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Description

This main idea and supporting details passage is a fiction text based on our comicbook hero, parody rap song. This song parodies two versions of a character as they tell their origin stories and explain their powers.

This activity challenges students to identify the main idea and supporting details for selected sections of the song lyrics which are used as a reading passage. The activities for the passage include multiple-choice questions, a graphic organizer, and a discussion activity.

Listen to the song with subtitles on YouTube! (Click here if you have trouble viewing the video.)

This resource includes:

- the song lyrics for use as a reading passage

- 1 main idea and supporting details, graphic organizer writing activity with 3 sections

- 6 multiple-choice, identify the main idea questions with the answer key

- 3 multiple-choice, identify the supporting details questions with the answer key

- 1 "Main Idea on Beast Mode!" challenge activity where students will identify the main idea of the entire song using their main idea and supporting details graphic organizer

- 1 Turn and Talk, discussion activity where students discuss other characters and their alternate versions.

How to use this resource:

- Read and discuss the "What's the Main Idea?" section of the activity on page 1 with students.

- Have students preview the song lyrics on pages 3 and 4 to understand how the song lyrics are sectioned.

- Play the song and have students follow along with the lyrics.

- Pause the song after Verse 1A is finished

- Complete the graphic organizer on page 1 together as a class for Verse 1A as a practice activity. Ask students for supporting details to complete the graphic organizer. Brainstorm together as a class to summarize the main idea as one sentence based on the chosen supporting details.

- Play the remainder of the song and have students complete the remaining graphic organizer activities. Review student answers as a class when students are finished.

- Have students complete the remaining activities listed above independently. Review as needed or refer students to the instructions on page 1 for help.

- The answer key is located at the end of the document.

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Total Pages
10 pages
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

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