RI.2.2 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.2

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"Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text."

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

Worksheets

Main Idea of a Story Worksheet
Worksheet
Main Idea of a Story Worksheet
This main idea worksheet guides your child through reading comprehension practise. Download today to get started!
Year 3
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Find the Main Idea: Shark
Worksheet
Find the Main Idea: Shark
Kids will learn about sharks as they read this short and informative worksheet.
Year 3
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Abraham Lincoln: You Tell the Story
Worksheet
Abraham Lincoln: You Tell the Story
Write your own Abraham Lincoln biography using a simple essay template.
Year 3
Social studies
Worksheet
Madam C.J. Walker
Worksheet
Madam C.J. Walker
Learn more about this amazing woman, and get some practise finding the main idea in a nonfiction passage, with this Madam C.J. Walker biography.
Year 3
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Main Topic Worksheet
Worksheet
Main Topic Worksheet
Give your students a chance to strengthen their reading comprehension skills by identifying the main topic and supporting details in a nonfiction text.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

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.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Text
Lesson plan
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.
Year 3
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Main Idea or Topic? You Decide!
Lesson plan
Main Idea or Topic? You Decide!
Provide students with an opportunity to closely examine the difference between a topic and main idea in a nonfiction text. Use as a stand-alone activity or a support for the Finding the Main Idea and Details in a Nonfiction Text lesson.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Main Topic
Lesson plan
Main Topic
It's time to dig into some nonfiction books! In this lesson, students will practise identifying the main topic of nonfiction texts. This lesson can be used alone or with the How to Find the Main Idea lesson plan.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

Presidential Potpourri
Workbook
Presidential Potpourri
Learn about presidents Washington, Lincoln and Obama. Reading quizzes, writing in academic formats, colour-by-numbers, history timelines and designing monuments: This workbook has it all!
Year 3
Social studies
Workbook
Can You Dig It: Rocks and Soil
Workbook
Can You Dig It: Rocks and Soil
Get your hands dirty in the name of science! Explore the basic elements of the earth's surface with this beginner's guide to rocks, soil, and processes that change them.
Year 3
Reading & Writing
Workbook

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