Main Topic & Details in Nonfiction – RI.1.2
⭐️These 12 printable and digital Lexile® certified reading comprehension passages are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing 1st grade main topic & details in nonfiction skills. Google slides version is perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning. Aligned to RI.1.2, students learn to identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching main topic & details in nonfiction skills. Aligns with state-specific standards like TEKS and VA SOL.
⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two skills focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the 1st grade band.
⭐️The printable PDF and digital versions are both included with this product for classroom and distance learning needs. The digital version is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides and can be downloaded from Google Slides into PowerPoint.
✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 1st grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range first grade is 190L-530L).
✏️Integrated Color Coding – The color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
✏️Comprehensive – Passages are perfect for comprehensive standard based test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.
✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.
✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original passages with high-quality photographs designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
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1. Topic, Main Idea, Details Anchor Chart (2 pgs.)
2. Main Idea Puzzle (1 pg.)
3. Topic, Main Idea, and Details Practice Passages & Question Sets
- The Tower of London- 260L
- How to Make Pancakes- 290L
- Brown Bears- 320L
- Harriet Tubman- 320L
- Thunder and Lightning- 340L
- The Wampanoag- 350L
- The Amish Way of Life- 350L
- Anaconda Snakes- 360L
- The Super Bowl- 380L
- Ryan Hreljac Makes His Mark- 420L
4. Topic, Main Idea, Details Test Passages & Question Sets
- Mercury- 320L
- Labor Day- 390L
See more about why certified Lexile measures matter by clicking on the product preview and navigating to the About Lexile Levels page.
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