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Main Idea with Supporting Details – Year Long Bundle – Fall Passages Included

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Total Pages: 92
File Size: 14 MB

Description

Get 92 different seasonal and non-seasonal non-fiction reading passages for students to use all year long! These short non-fiction passages are the perfect teaching tool to use to reinforce the skill of finding the main idea and supporting details. The high interest and engaging non-fiction topics make learning about main idea fun and interesting for students! All answer keys are included.

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Included in download:

Finding the Main Idea with Non-Fiction Text

20 Non-fiction Topics Include:
•The Wonders of Water
•Preventing Cavities
•The Mystery of the Honey Bee
•Presidential Pets
•Super Brain
•Lost in Time
•Carnivorous Plants
•Bubbling Observations
•Fishy Facts
•Tourist Attractions
•Germy Situations
•Brothers in Flight
•Pioneer Families
•Survival Tools
•Rattling Facts
•Planet Earth
•Rocks and Minerals
•Tiny Parts
•Test Taking Tips
•George’s Teeth

Finding the Main Idea with Non-Fiction Texts {Fall Edition}

20 Non-fiction Topics Include:
•Vibrant Colors
•Autumn Adaptations
•Seasons of Change
•Celebrating Veterans
•Amazing Lights
•Got the Blues?
•Frost Flowers
•Forever Green
•Sleepy Slumber
•Trick-or-Treat
•Stirring Winds
•Ancient Celebrations
•Squirrely Facts
•Labor Day
•Migrating South
•Giving Thanks
•Harvest Moon
•Break Time
•Monarch Butterflies
•Pumpkins Everywhere

Finding the Main Idea with Non-Fiction Text {Winter Edition}

20 Non-fiction Topics Include:
•Polar Bears
•Snowflakes
•Candy Canes
•Daylight Saving Time
•Emperor Penguins
•Woolly Worm Predictors
•Flying South
•Coldest Place on Earth
•Nap Time
•Frostbite
•Warm Tummy
•Stuck to a Flagpole
•Static Electricity
•Salty Roads
•Reindeer
•Snow Days
•Goose Bumps
•Good Germs
•Shivering Bees
•Chapped Lips

Finding the Main Idea with Non-Fiction Text {Christmas Edition}

12 Non-Fiction Topics Include:

Have you ever wondered?
•Why was Rudolph’s nose red?
•Who was St. Nick?
•Why do we say Merry Christmas?
•Why do we decorate a tree for Christmas?
•Why do we leave cookies and milk for Santa?
•Why do we wrap presents?
•Why do we hang ornaments on Christmas trees?
•Why do we decorate with Christmas lights?
•Why do we send Christmas cards?
•Why do we sing Christmas carols?
•How do other countries celebrate Christmas?
•Why do people kiss under mistletoe?

Finding the Main Idea with Non-Fiction Text {Spring Edition}

20 Non-fiction Topics Include:
•Spring Fever
•April Showers
•Time to Grow
•Nesting Birds
•Sneezing Season
•Spring Cleaning
•Thundering Clouds
•Seasonal Folklore
•Changing Seasons
•Joking Around
•Creepy Crawlies
•Colorful Beginnings
•Spring Training
•Honoring Mom
•Springtime Babies
•Fascinating Twisters
•Hopping Around
•Celebrating Trees
•Frogspawn
•Spring Has Sprung

These products align with the following 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)

Suggestions for Use:
Depending on how much your students know about finding the main idea will depend on how you use these non-fiction reading passages. Third-grade students may need modeling of the activity before completing one on their own. Fourth grade students should easily be able to find the main idea and supporting details after a brief introduction. Fifth-grade students could use these passage to review third and fourth-grade skills on finding the main idea and supporting details. You could use these non-fiction reading passages for:

→whole group introduction of main idea
→whole group review
→morning desk work
→small group assignment
→homework

They could even be used as an assessment tool.

Perfect to use for review before state testing!

Extension Activity:
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.

Looking for more resources to help teach ELA skills?
Comparing Themes and Topics Across Cultures
Teaching Theme With Aesops Fables
Point of View – 1st & 3rd Person

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