This is perfect to teach the Common Core standard - RI.1.2!!!
This set includes the PDF of a PowerPoint that helps students learn how to identify the main idea and supporting details of a short passage. There is a slide that identifies the target for the lesson, a slide in which the teacher models how to find the main idea and supporting details, a slide in which the class works with the teacher and then the remaining slides are for the students to find the main idea and supporting details.
It also includes seatwork that is differentiated (below level, on level and advanced) in which the students select the main idea from a set of three choices and then are asked to underline supporting details.
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