Do your students struggle with finding the main idea of a nonfiction text? Are they ONLY looking at pictures, or ONLY looking at bold words? If so, try using this graphic organizer to help them understand the features of a nonfiction text and how exactly they help to form the main idea. The organizer asks students to look for important words, important visuals, titles, and key details- all in order to put those pieces together to form a proper main idea of a nonfiction text. With this organizer, students will be able to see what information they know and what they are missing and it will help them pinpoint how to easily find the main idea in the future.