FREE Main Idea and Supporting Details Activities
Download this free printable and digital main idea practice activity with non-fiction reading passages and graphic organizers for teaching main idea.
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Download this free PRINTABLE & DIGITAL main idea practice activity. You will get a sample of non-fiction reading passages that students can use to practice finding the main idea and supporting details. These high-interest and engaging non-fiction topics make learning about main idea fun and interesting for students!
What’s Included in the Free Main Idea Practice:
- Sample of Non-Fiction Reading Passage and Graphic Organizer
- Google Slides Digital Version
- Teacher Answer Keys
Ways to Use this Main Idea Practice:
- whole group instruction
- morning work
- small groups
- independent desk work
- early finishers
- sub plans, and so much more!
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Extension Activity for Extra Main Idea Practice:
RI.4.2 asks students to not only determine the main idea and supporting details but to also summarize the text. Once students have completed the activity, you could have them use their web including the main idea and three supporting details to write a summary of the text.
Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):
RI.3.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
RI.4.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
RI.5.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text. (use as a review tool before moving into two or more main ideas in a text)
This main idea practice activity is perfect to use before state testing!