RI.3.2 Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.2

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"Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea."

These lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Lesson Plans

Main Idea: It's in the Bag!
Main Idea: It's in the Bag!
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Main Idea: It's in the Bag!
Help your class grasp the concept of "main idea" with this fun, hands-on lesson. Students will dive into mystery bags full of supportive detail clues to determine the main idea of each bag.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Hidden Treasure: Summarizing Informational Text
Hidden Treasure: Summarizing Informational Text
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Hidden Treasure: Summarizing Informational Text
Ahoy there! Ready to sail with your students on a treasure map summary? What's that matey? Your students need practice with summaries? Then take a journey and summarize to find the hidden treasure.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Activist Heroes
Activist Heroes
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Activist Heroes
Fully adaptable, this lesson can be used to to highlight African American leaders, famous women, veterans, or any other group of individuals who have acted heroically and have positively influenced our nation!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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In Search of the Main Idea
In Search of the Main Idea
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In Search of the Main Idea
Young learners will love finding the main ideas in short informational texts. Featuring a bunch of fun worksheets, this lesson will help students learn about different topics while improving their reading skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Main Ideas, Please!
Main Ideas, Please!
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Main Ideas, Please!
Your students will be introduced to the concept of a main idea in this fun lesson using props to support their thinking.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Determining Importance
Determining Importance
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Determining Importance
Is that fact important, or is it just interesting? Use this lesson to help your students determine importance in nonfiction text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Main ideas and Details
Main ideas and Details
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Main ideas and Details
Use this lesson to help your ELs understand main idea and supporting details. They'll analyze non-fiction word, sentence, and paragraph structures. It can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to the In Search of Main Ideas lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Text
Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Text
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Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Text
Use this lesson to help your students learn how to find the main idea and details in a nonfiction text using a graphic organizer for support.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Repeated Words and Phrases
Repeated Words and Phrases
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Repeated Words and Phrases
Teach your students to look for the repeated words and phrases in a nonfiction text as they pick out important information. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Determining Importance* lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Third Grade Daily Sub Plan 3
Third Grade Daily Sub Plan 3
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Third Grade Daily Sub Plan 3
Keep your third-grade classroom prepared with this daily sub plan! Your substitute can keep your students learning in your absence by using these expertly crafted lessons, worksheets, and activities. This teaching resource packet includes material covering nonfiction comprehension, opinion writing, geometry skills, and more.
3rd grade
Math
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Black Revolutionaries: Malcolm X
Black Revolutionaries: Malcolm X
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Black Revolutionaries: Malcolm X
This lesson teaches kids all about Malcolm X and how his childhood influenced him to become one of America's most well known, controversial, and revolutionary figures. First kids will listen to a read-aloud authored by Malcolm X's daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, and then they will write an informative paragraph.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Frederick Douglass's Words
Frederick Douglass's Words
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Frederick Douglass's Words
Use this lesson to teach your students about Frederick Douglass and the impact that words had on his life. First, they will read a picture book that shares facts and beautiful illustrations to teach about his life. Then, they'll complete a graphic organizer with peers to record important details and events in his life. Students will then demonstrate understanding by creating a poster with images and key words that stand out when they think about Frederick Douglass.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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