Skill Pack: Main Idea & Summarizing
⭐ This comprehensive Skill Pack contains everything you need for teaching, developing, and reinforcing main idea skills. Featuring a combination of Lexile® leveled guided reading packets, skill-based Core Comprehension™ passages, task cards, and comprehensive lesson plans, this Skill Pack has everything you need for your students to master this skill. All resources come in printable and digital formats for effective classroom and distance learning.
⭐️This resource is aligned with RI.4.2 and RI.5.2. If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching main idea skills.
✏️Lexile Levels – Each guided reading story & comprehension passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Levels vary across the 4th grade & 5th grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for fourth and fifth grade is 740L-1010L).
✏️Flexible Format Options – All resources come in digital and printable versions – making them flexible for classroom and distance learning. The Guided Readers can be accessed as online readers, printable readers, printable passages, and Google Slides. Core Comprehension passages include both printable PDF and Google Slides versions. Task cards include both printable PDF and digital Boom Card™ formats.
✏️Comprehensive – Stories, passages, and task cards are perfect for comprehensive standard based test prep. Included anchor charts and skill focused questions make this resource great for lesson modeling, small groups, guided reading, practice, centers, and more!
✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold guided practice, independent work, and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.
✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original stories with high-quality custom illustrations designed to engage students.
Skill Focused Lesson Plans on Main Idea for 4th & 5th Grade
- Two weeks of lesson plans built around proven teaching strategies using the resources included in this Skill Pack.
Digital Lessons on Main Idea for 4th & 5th Grade
- Google Slides format makes this resource flexible for any classroom or distance learning need.
- Five skill focused mini-lessons with engaging video lessons and links to integrated YouTube mentor text read alouds.
- Skill focused interactive anchor charts, questions, and activities allow students to learn each important skill.
- Teachers can use this as a presentation for their mini lessons in school or virtually.
- This resource can also be used as self-guided lessons for virtual learning.
Guided Reading Packet on Main Idea for 4th & 5th Grade (Digital & Printable)
- Skill focused guided reader differentiated on three levels.
- Professionally Lexile leveled original text.
- Printable PDF, digital reader, printable booklet, and Google Slides versions make this perfect for any classroom or distance learning need.
- Includes integrated reading fluency checks, small group plans, comprehension questions, and skill-focused graphic organizers.
Core Comprehension Passages & Questions on Main Idea for 4th & 5th Grade (Digital & Printable)
- Lexile® leveled reading comprehension passages and skill-focused question sets.
- Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
- Printable PDF & Digital Google Slides versions make this resource perfect for classroom and distance learning.
- Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and skill-focused test passages.
- Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the second and third grade bands.
Task Cards on Main Idea for 4th & 5th Grade (Digital & Printable)
- Set of 30 task cards with short passages and standard aligned multiple choice questions.
- Printable & Boom Card formats included.
- Perfect for centers, scavenger hunt, scoot, games, whole class practice, exit tickets, and more!
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