Details of an Informational Text Worksheet

Details of an Informational Text Worksheet

How to teach Main Idea

This Details of an Informational Text Worksheet helps students identify the main idea and key details while reading any informational text.

Being able determine the main idea of a text helps your students build their reading comprehension. This worksheet will help your students organize their thoughts as they read.

Read any informational text. Next, students write the key details from the text in the boxes. Then, they determine the main idea of the passage.

 

Other resources to use with this Details of an Informational Text Worksheet

If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably learning about main idea.

Use this Main Idea and Details Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this worksheet by reading a short book. Next, ask students what the book was about and how they know.  Then, have students complete the worksheet independently or with a partner. Once finished, have students share out the main idea of their text. Finally, challenge students to share the main idea of the book by completing the sentence starter "This book is about.." using only 5 words!

Be sure to check out more Main Idea Worksheets.

 

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