the controlling idea or thesis with supporting evidence;
A worksheet to use when teaching students how to find the main idea of a text.
Read a short article, answer 10 comprehension questions, and use the gathered knowledge to write a central idea sentence about the text.
An activity for students to determine which of 2 related facts is a main idea and which is a supporting detail.
A fun reading comprehension strategy activity for students to use after reading a text.
A set of 6 worksheets to help students identify key facts, details, and vocabulary when researching information.
A comprehension task paired with an article about the history of Halloween.