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Key Ideas and Details Informational Text Worksheets Intermediate

Main Idea (Key Ideas and Details) Worksheets: Grades 1-4

Main Idea Worksheets – Free printable worksheets covering Common Core standards within Key Ideas and Details Literature and Informational Text. Best for grades 1, 2, 3, or 4. Key Ideas and Details – Literature and Informational Text CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.2 Identify the main topic and retell…

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Reading Passages (K-8)

Reading Passages – Must register (free) to have access to passages. Covers reading levels kindergarten through eight grade.  The passages can be used for comprehension, fluency, or about any reading skill in the Common Core State Standards. Informational and literary texts. Organized by grade or lexile. The reading passages can be used with several ELA…

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Main Idea Worksheets (nonfiction): Grades 5-12

Main Idea Worksheets – Finding the main idea for nonfiction texts. Upper grades 5-12.  Includes a main idea lesson – An animated PowerPoint slideshow explaining what main idea is and how one may go about identifying it. This concise presentation includes five practice problems after the lesson. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.2 – Determine the main idea of a…

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Main Idea Worksheets (Key Ideas and Details)

Main Idea Worksheets – Free printable PDF worksheets. Also downloadable to use on a Smart Board. The main idea, also called the central idea or main point, is the primary concept of a passage. It represents the essential point that the author is trying to convey. The main idea may be clearly stated as a…

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Reading Comprehension Lessons & Worksheets

ReadWorks – Free site with over 1,400 K-8 non-fiction and literary reading passages, each with a research-based question set to support student comprehension. Printable worksheets and lessons. Comprehension Units These research-based units facilitate close reading, precise questioning based on evidence in the text, and focused discussion to enable comprehension of the entire text. Read-aloud and…

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