A worksheet to use when teaching students how to find the main idea of a text.
Use this generic worksheet when teaching students how to find the main idea in a variety of texts.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
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