A set of 6 worksheets to help students identify key facts, details, and vocabulary when researching information.
Research skills can be difficult for students to master.
This teaching resource includes three informative texts. After reading each text, students must identify the main idea and subject-specific vocabulary, as well as write a set of bulleted notes for each paragraph by identifying the key facts and details.
The three texts included address the following topics:
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
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.
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
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We have added a set of google slides for this resource.
Addition by Natalie Aug 16th, 2020
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