RI.4.2 Worksheets

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.2

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"Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text."

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

Worksheets

Note Taking
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Note Taking
Leave pending - for workbook only.
4th grade
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Main Idea: Working Dogs
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Main Idea: Working Dogs
With this helpful resource, your students will use a graphic organizer to record the main idea and supporting details of a short text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Main Idea: At the Movies
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Main Idea: At the Movies
Pass the popcorn! Help students get creative by inventing movie titles based on the main idea.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mimic Octopus
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Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mimic Octopus
Practice writing nonfiction summaries as you read and learn about an interesting ocean creature.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Find the Main Idea: Native American Foods
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Find the Main Idea: Native American Foods
As your students complete this reading comprehension exercise, they will learn about Native American Foods and practice finding the main idea.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Find & Support the Main Idea: Dia de Los Muertos
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Find & Support the Main Idea: Dia de Los Muertos
As your students complete this close reading exercise, they will learn about the Day of the Dead while practicing their active reading skills.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Find & Support the Main Idea: The Transcontinental Railroad
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Find & Support the Main Idea: The Transcontinental Railroad
As your students complete this close reading exercise, they will learn about the Transcontinental Railroad while practicing their active reading skills.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Main Idea Multiple Choice
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Main Idea Multiple Choice
This exercise gives your student practice identifying a main idea and supporting details in short texts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Main Idea: The Wright Brothers
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Main Idea: The Wright Brothers
This exercise gives your students practice using a graphic organizer to record the main idea and supporting details of a short text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Nonfiction Comprehension: Main Idea & Context Clues
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Nonfiction Comprehension: Main Idea & Context Clues
In this exercise, students will practice an active reading strategy while building their vocabulary!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Corner: Main Idea & Details Part 1
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Reading Corner: Main Idea & Details Part 1
Reading comprehension strategies, such as identifying the main idea, help students focus on how to determine what the author is trying to say.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Corner: Main Idea & Details Part 2
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Reading Corner: Main Idea & Details Part 2
Reading a short passage is a great way to get kids thinking about the main idea and its supporting details.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Identifying the Main Idea & Details
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Identifying the Main Idea & Details
As your students complete this reading comprehension exercise, they will learn about their lungs while practicing active reading skills.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Tracking Important Details: A Look into Marie Curie's Life
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Tracking Important Details: A Look into Marie Curie's Life
This activity guides your readers towards the key details and shows kids how to effectively underline while reading.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Underline Key Details
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Underline Key Details
Students underline key details, such as vocabulary and important information, to strengthen reading comprehension.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Welcome to the Taiga Biome
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Welcome to the Taiga Biome
Read about the taiga's climate and inhabitants, then complete a brief summary to reinforce what you've learned.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Welcome to the Tundra
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Welcome to the Tundra
Read about the earth's coldest land biome, the tundra, then fill in the blanks to review what you've learned.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Graphic Organizer Template: Concept Web
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Graphic Organizer Template: Concept Web
Concept maps are versatile and useful for all subject areas. Use this concept map for word work, main idea and supporting details, or to map out ideas.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Language Frames: Nonfiction Summary
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Language Frames: Nonfiction Summary
Support discussions about main ideas and summarization with these helpful language frames. This worksheet will help your students organize their thoughts and information from a nonfiction paragraph or text.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Adverbial Phrases in Nonfiction
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Adverbial Phrases in Nonfiction
In this worksheet, students will learn how to use adverbial phrases in their writing.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Discovering Details
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Discovering Details
Students will identify supporting details, in the form of adverbial phrases, in a nonfiction text excerpt.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Discovering Nonfiction Details
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Vocabulary Cards: Discovering Nonfiction Details
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Discovering Nonfiction Details.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Discovering Nonfiction Details
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Glossary: Discovering Nonfiction Details
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Discovering Nonfiction Details.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Main Idea & Details: Icebergs
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Main Idea & Details: Icebergs
Students will identify the main idea and supporting details in a short nonfiction text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Adjectives in Informational Texts
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Glossary: Adjectives in Informational Texts
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Adjectives in Informational Texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Adjectives in Informational Texts
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Vocabulary Cards: Adjectives in Informational Texts
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Adjectives in Informational Texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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