Non-Fiction Main Idea PowerPoint, Guided Practice Sheets, and Assessment

Non-Fiction Main Idea PowerPoint, Guided Practice Sheets, and Assessment
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BRAND NEW!! VERY THOROUGH !!GREAT FOR NEW TEACHERS AND TEACHERS WITH LIMITED TIME!! Aligned with Common Core and Virginia Standards of Learning. A fantastic step-by-step presentation with guided practice for main idea and supporting details. It covers fiction and nonfiction separately, and reviews the differences between the two genres. Two quizzes, one fiction and one nonfiction are embedded within the Main Idea PowerPoint with keys. Additionally, worksheets specific main idea strategies, and graphic organizers are incorporated to guide instruction and facilitate student participation and interaction within the lesson. Main Idea PowerPoint Lesson Table of Contents:

PART 2 Nonfiction

Concept 1 What is Nonfiction?

Concept 2 What is a Topic


Concept 3 Main Idea of a paragraph?

Definition/ Examples

Concept 4 What are Supporting Details?

Definition/ Examples

Guided Practice with short paragraphs

for both Main Idea and Supporting Details

Review: Rules to Remember

Concept 5 Explicit vs. Implicit

Definition/Examples and Explanations

Nonfiction Student Quiz: Multiple Choice Main Idea and Supporting Details

Answer Check

Graphic Organizers

Final Nonfiction Assessment


For a great follow-up and drill and practice or station work, try Main Idea Task Cards! Sold separately, or within the bundle described below.

For a comprehensive main idea lesson plans with a through PowerPoint, and multiple activities: BUNDLE AND SAVE: Main Idea Bundle for Grades 6-7 includes: 170 page Fiction and Nonfiction PowerPoint Lesson with quizzes, includes scaffolding for main idea activities, 24-1/2 page Main Idea Task Cards (12 Fiction and 12 Nonfiction) with differentiated student response sheets and answer keys, and two main idea assessments (one fiction and the other nonfiction) with keys.

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Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
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.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
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93 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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