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