Teaching Main Idea and Supporting Details

This collection of graphic organizers, lessons, and worksheets will help students learn to identify the main idea of a story and the details that support it. These activities cover creative writing, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. They support CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2. Many of the printables are customizable, so that you can type into the PDF before printing to help tailor it to your needs.

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Main Idea Worksheets and Lessons

Literature Lessons and Activities

Graphic Organizers

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