RI.2.2 Second Grade Common Core Lesson

RI.2.2 Second Grade Common Core Lesson

How to teach Main Idea

Using RI.2.2 Second Grade Common Core Lesson, students identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

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

This RI.2.2 Second Grade Common Core Lesson includes RI.2.2 Worksheets, RI.2.2 Activities, RI.2.2 Assessment, and RI.2.2 Poster. Each Common Core Lessons includes Common Core Worksheets, Activities, Assessment, and Poster that you can use for teaching and assessing the standard.


Other resources to use with this RI.2.2 Second Grade Common Core Lesson

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

Use this Main Idea Hand Graphic Organizer as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this lesson by reviewing how to find the main idea of a text. Ask students to help you figure out the difference between an important and interesting detail. Create an anchor chart with your students as a resource to help them identify the main idea. Then, have students complete lesson independently or with a partner as they read. Once finished, have students share out the main idea of their text.

Be sure to check out more Main Idea Worksheets and the entire Second Grade Common Core Workbook.


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