With reading comprehension, it is essential for the reader to determine the importance of the text. When a reader begins to understand the details, they are then able to recognize the main idea. This graphic organizer will allow your students to organize their thoughts and ideas as they read.
Rex is a fun character that helps bring Topic, Main Idea, and Details to life. Without the head (topic), and each body part (details), you can’t have a complete caterpillar. Just as you wouldn’t have a complete understanding of the text. This graphic organizer will allow the teacher to assess students’ understanding. Have students complete this graphic organizer during independent, shared, or guided reading.