Determining the main idea in a text can be quite a challenge for even the most advanced students -- and teachers!
Included are five passages that allow students to practice the vital skill of close reading and interpreting the “big idea”. Product features a four (4) nonfiction and one (1) fiction passage, each with multiple-choice questions included.
After reading the passages students can explain why they chose their answers, which provides a quick and handy check for understanding for teacher.
Also included is a Main Idea graphic organizer and answer key for each passage – a nifty product for close reading skills and test prep!