Main Idea and Supporting Details Unit

Main Idea and Supporting Details Unit


This resource takes a deep dive into MAIN IDEA and SUPPORTING DETAILS for LITERATURE – fictional stories. Students will get a thorough understanding using tweets for explaining how to write a main idea. It is a complete unit with explicit teaching opportunities.


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What is included?

1. Anchor Charts: 1 on Main Idea, 1 on Supporting Details.

2. Mentor Text Examples: 1 as a poster, a chart with other examples (They are from popular children’s books.)

3. Worksheets: 2 worksheets for whole group and small group.

4. Interactive Notebook Pages: There are 2 included, but there are 4 variations of each to use for differentiation.

5. Task Cards: There are 12 task cards for centers with template for answers.

6 Passages: There are 2 passages with a chart. Each ones has 3 differentiated reading levels. 610, 710, 810.

7. Blank Charts: These are perfect to use with any books.

8. Assessment: Differentiated Passage with a chart.

If you already have my STEP-BY-STEP THEME UNIT, you have a small version of this resource and the passages are the same. The Theme unit provides a brief review of story elements, whereas this unit goes DEEPER into the skill and provides more practice.

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