RI.1.2 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.2

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"Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text."

These worksheets, workbooks, and lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Ira's Insects
Worksheet
Ira's Insects
Hunting for a worksheet that practices reading and logic skills? This printable is perfect for young readers that enjoy mysteries.
1st grade
Worksheet
Think, Jot, and Talk About Facts
Worksheet
Think, Jot, and Talk About Facts
This activity adds a discussion element to nonfiction reading. Use this worksheet to get your students thinking about facts in the books they read.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Dogs
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Dogs
Get ready to develop important comprehension skills! As students read an informational passage about dogs, they’ll identify the main topic.
1st grade
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Apples
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Apples
This worksheet helps students, particularly first graders, to develop their understanding of nonfiction texts.
1st grade
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Friends
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Friends
This passage talks all about the importance of friends, but what's the main idea? Students will first read the passage, then determine for themselves what they believe to be the main idea of the passage.
1st grade
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Plants
Worksheet
Finding the Main Idea: Plants
This worksheet challenges kids to find the main idea in the passage all about how plants get their food.
1st grade
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

The Life Cycle of a Butterfly
Lesson plan
The Life Cycle of a Butterfly
Let your students spread their wings with this lesson that teaches them about the life cycle of a butterfly. A fun song will get your class moving and a variety of different worksheets will suit any class.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
I Can Find the Main Idea
Lesson plan
I Can Find the Main Idea
This flowery lesson has students filling in daisy-shaped graphic organizers with story details. Your young readers will love improving their comprehension skills with this lesson's creative activities.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
How to Find the Main Idea
Lesson plan
How to Find the Main Idea
Get ready to develop important comprehension skills! Students will read different informational passages and learn to identify the main idea. They will then use their knowledge of main ideas to write their own informational passages.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
What’s the (Main) Topic?
Lesson plan
What’s the (Main) Topic?
Teach your students how to identify the main topic using story cards and an interactive read aloud in this engaging lesson.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
New Words, New Ideas: Reading Nonfiction
Lesson plan
New Words, New Ideas: Reading Nonfiction
Your students will deepen their understanding and build their vocabulary through reading nonfiction texts and identifying unknown words.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Adventures with Infographics
Lesson plan
Adventures with Infographics
What better way to represent what you’ve learned than through an infographic? In this lesson, students read nonfiction texts then create infographics to share the main topics, key ideas, evidence, and more!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

Read Between the Lines
Workbook
Read Between the Lines
When it comes to reading, it’s all about inferring. Kids can learn how to use clues in a text to understand a character’s thoughts or follow the action, in this book about jumping to conclusions.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook

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