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Identifying the Main Idea
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Connections, Evidence, Oh My!
Connections, Evidence, Oh My!
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Connections, Evidence, Oh My!
This worksheet teaches students to locate key ideas, provide evidence, and make connections in nonfiction texts.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Question Tracker
Question Tracker
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Question Tracker
Have students record questions on sticky notes as they are reading, then they'll compile them all on this helpful worksheet before tracking down and recording their answers.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Missing the Main Topic: Horses
Missing the Main Topic: Horses
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Missing the Main Topic: Horses
Help your kindergarten students identify the main topic and key ideas in nonfiction texts using this fun horse-themed worksheet.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Describing Our Homes
Vocabulary Cards: Describing Our Homes
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Vocabulary Cards: Describing Our Homes
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Describing Our Homes.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Idea Connector
Idea Connector
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Idea Connector
This worksheet helps students identify and make connections between key ideas in nonfiction readings.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction
Glossary: Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction
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Glossary: Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Julia Child Biography
Julia Child Biography
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Julia Child Biography
Kids who are just starting to read nonfiction can get their feet wet with this easy Julia Child biography that has a quick comprehension exercise at the end.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Tracking Important Details: A Look into Marie Curie's Life
Tracking Important Details: A Look into Marie Curie's Life
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Tracking Important Details: A Look into Marie Curie's Life
This activity guides your readers towards the key details and shows kids how to effectively underline while reading.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Winchester Mystery House
Winchester Mystery House
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Winchester Mystery House
Read about the history of the Winchester Mystery House, and then answer some comprehension questions.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Ideas of The Harlem Renaissance
Ideas of The Harlem Renaissance
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Ideas of The Harlem Renaissance
In the worksheet Ideas of the Harlem Renaissance, children learn what this cultural movement was about, as well as some famous artists who emerged at the time.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Vocabulary Cards: Prepositional Phrases as Key Details
Vocabulary Cards: Prepositional Phrases as Key Details
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Vocabulary Cards: Prepositional Phrases as Key Details
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Prepositional Phrases as Key Details.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Historical Heroes: Eleanor Roosevelt
Historical Heroes: Eleanor Roosevelt
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Historical Heroes: Eleanor Roosevelt
Learn about Eleanor Roosevelt, the groundbreaking first lady known for her humanitarian work and for being the first U.S.delegate to the United Nations in 1942.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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I Can Write About Main Idea & Details!
I Can Write About Main Idea & Details!
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I Can Write About Main Idea & Details!
In this exercise, EL students will practice using sentence frames to write about main idea and details.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Find & Support the Main Idea: The Transcontinental Railroad
Find & Support the Main Idea: The Transcontinental Railroad
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Find & Support the Main Idea: The Transcontinental Railroad
As your students complete this close reading exercise, they will learn about the Transcontinental Railroad while practicing their active reading skills.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Prepositional Phrases as Key Details
Glossary: Prepositional Phrases as Key Details
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Glossary: Prepositional Phrases as Key Details
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Prepositional Phrases as Key Details.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Where's the Evidence?
Where's the Evidence?
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Where's the Evidence?
Help your second grade students identify the evidence behind the author’s purpose.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Unknown Words
Glossary: Unknown Words
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Glossary: Unknown Words
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Unknown Words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Discovering Details
Discovering Details
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Discovering Details
Students will identify supporting details, in the form of adverbial phrases, in a nonfiction text excerpt.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Nonfiction Main Idea
Vocabulary Cards: Nonfiction Main Idea
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Vocabulary Cards: Nonfiction Main Idea
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Nonfiction Main Idea.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Thinking Routine: Parts, Purposes, and Complexities
Thinking Routine: Parts, Purposes, and Complexities
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Thinking Routine: Parts, Purposes, and Complexities
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Activate That Background Knowledge
Activate That Background Knowledge
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Activate That Background Knowledge
Engage students in reading before they even start! Students prepare for reading a nonfiction text by looking at the pictures in the book and answering a series of questions that get them thinking about what they already know about the topic.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Unknown Words
Vocabulary Cards: Unknown Words
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Vocabulary Cards: Unknown Words
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Unknown Words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Important Supporting Details: The Battles of Lexington and Concord
Important Supporting Details: The Battles of Lexington and Concord
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Important Supporting Details: The Battles of Lexington and Concord
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Main Idea and Supporting Details
Glossary: Main Idea and Supporting Details
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Glossary: Main Idea and Supporting Details
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Main Idea and Supporting Details.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Recommended By Me!
Recommended By Me!
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Recommended By Me!
Teach kids the art of book recommendations with this fill-in-the-blank worksheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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