Main Details Whales Worksheet


How to teach Main Idea

Using Main Details Whales Worksheet,students identify the main topic and retell key details while reading a non-fiction 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, or listen to your teacher read, the passage about whales. Next, students identify the main idea. Then, students write the details that support the main idea.

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Use this Main Idea Hand Graphic Organizer 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!

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