RI.3.2 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.2

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"Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea."

These worksheets and lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Find the Main Idea: Shark
Worksheet
Find the Main Idea: Shark
Kids will learn about sharks as they read this short and informative worksheet.
Year 3
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
National Symbols: The Declaration of Independence
Worksheet
National Symbols: The Declaration of Independence
Help your child learn more about her American heritage with these coloring pages that are chock-full of history featuring the Declaration of Independence.
Year 3
Social studies
Worksheet
National Symbols: The Statue of Liberty
Worksheet
National Symbols: The Statue of Liberty
Read the text to this page aloud to your child as she colors, and talk about your family's heritage. Did her ancestors sail past The Statue of Liberty?
Year 3
Social studies
Worksheet
Native American Tribes: Nez Perce
Worksheet
Native American Tribes: Nez Perce
The Nez Perce is a Native American tribe in the Northwest U.S. This worksheet will hep your little learner to explore Native American history and culture.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Selfish Giant
Worksheet
The Selfish Giant
Is your kid struggling with reading comprehension? Try this short and sweet story from Oscar Wilde.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hills and Valleys
Worksheet
Hills and Valleys
Mix a little art into your science with this reading-slash-drawing sheet on hills and valleys.
Year 4
Science
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Main Idea: It's in the Bag!
Lesson plan
Main Idea: It's in the Bag!
Help your class grasp the concept of "main idea" with this fun, hands-on lesson. Students will dive into mystery bags full of supportive detail clues to determine the main idea of each bag.
Year 3
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Hidden Treasure: Summarizing Informational Text
Lesson plan
Hidden Treasure: Summarizing Informational Text
Ahoy there! Ready to sail with your students on a treasure map summary? What's that matey? Your students need practise with summaries? Then take a journey and summarize to find the hidden treasure.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Activist Heroes
Lesson plan
Activist Heroes
Fully adaptable, this lesson can be used to to highlight African American leaders, famous women, veterans, or any other group of individuals who have acted heroically and have positively influenced our nation!
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
In Search of the Main Idea
Lesson plan
In Search of the Main Idea
Young learners will love finding the main ideas in short informational texts. Featuring a bunch of fun worksheets, this lesson will help students learn about different topics while improving their reading skills.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Main Ideas, Please!
Lesson plan
Main Ideas, Please!
Your students will be introduced to the concept of a main idea in this fun lesson using props to support their thinking.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Determining Importance
Lesson plan
Determining Importance
Is that fact important, or is it just interesting? Use this lesson to help your students determine importance in nonfiction text.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

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