Relevant vs. Irrelevant Details Worksheets (no prep)

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I love the different goals I can use this resource for. It's a great way to provide supports needed for success.
Perfect for teaching saliency! I use these to work on identifying important details for determining the main idea and also for making inferences. No prep - fantastic!


This no-prep text evidence resource is exactly what you need to work with your students who have critical thinking and answering comprehension question goals! Your students will feel successful practicing identifying relevant details and responding to inferential questions.


What awesomeness is included?

★ Fiction and nonfiction texts included

★ 24 stories total

★ Answer keys provided!


How can you use this product?

★ Print and go!

★ Students can practice identifying and sorting relevant vs. irrelevant details based on passages read.

★ Provide your students with tons of repetition so they can be successful!

★ Practice higher-level comprehension levels included.

★ Various levels included:

–Paragraph (20)

–3 paragraph stories (4)



Want other critical thinking resources? Check these out:

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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.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.


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