Designed for third and fourth graders this worksheet offers a helpful. The main idea also called the central idea or main point is the primary concept of a passage.
Main idea supporting details worksheet.
3rd grade main idea worksheets with answer key. Also downloadable to use on a smart board. Please use any of the printable main idea worksheets below in your classroom or. Recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Children will read five short passages then choose the main idea and highlight a supporting detail for each. Ccss ela literacy ri 3 2 determine the main idea of a text. Our main idea worksheets keep kids engaged with fun and interesting reading passages carefully selected for each grade.
Here is a collection of our printable worksheets for topic main idea and supporting details of chapter key ideas and details in section reading. The main idea is usually reinforced by a series of other points or details which support the premise of the main idea. The last two worksheets focus on the use of supporting details to make the story more interesting.
Main idea and details activities main idea of t. The first two worksheets ask students to identify the main idea of each paragraph of a text. Those were the worksheets that i have written at or around the 3rd grade reading level.
These are called supporting ideas and may also be stated or implied. Informational text these worksheets are appropriate for third grade english language arts we have crafted many worksheets covering various aspects of this topic ask and answer questions cause and effect main idea and supporting details and many more. Key ideas and details main idea worksheets free printable pdf worksheets.
A brief description of the worksheets is on each of the worksheet widgets. Take a look at other fourth grade worksheets to practice additional comprehension skills. Below you will find a wide range of our printable worksheets in chapter key ideas and details of section reading.
This main idea of the week resource includes anchor posters main idea graphic organizers that can be applied to any text 37 practice passages that increase in difficulty and answer keys save big this resource is also included in this bundle. Free reading comprehension worksheets from k5 learning. The main idea may be clearly stated as a sentence.
Finding the main idea is the most important reading comprehension skill kids will learn and it requires lots of reinforcement. Ccss ela literacy ri 1 2 identify the main topic and retell key details of a text. It represents the essential point that the author is trying to convey.
Ccss ela literacy ri 2 6 identify the main purpose of a text including what the author wants to answer explain or describe. I know that the list is currently a little short. Click on the images to view download or print them.
I am actively trying to create new content to better serve third grade students and teachers and this page will be updated as i do so. Readers practice identifying the main idea in works of nonfiction in this two page reading comprehension worksheet.