Main Ideas Worksheets To Print:
How Great Ideas Happen -
Have you ever read a monster book that didn't have any illustrations? There is a full reading passage for you to work through and then you are asked to identify the significant details.
Treading Water - Keeping
your head above water can be a difficult task at times. Underline the main idea in each paragraph. Write the supporting details on the lines.
The Story of the Earth and the
Sky - Here is a myth about Nature. This is a two pager. The first page is a reading passage which is followed by a series of questions that will help you deeply analyze the passage.
Escape at Bedtime - Somebody
just can't go to sleep in this poem. You will identify key concepts, themes, and use context clues in this single page worksheet.
Crate Training - Sometimes
a crate can really help a puppy become potty trained. Reading this passage and identify the main idea with several supporting details to back up that thought process.
This reading passage looks at all the different ways there are to fish. What details does the author provide to support the main idea?
How to Make an
Igloo - I always wondered how they put them together. This worksheet discusses several different methods that you can use to build an igloo in your spare time.
Hawk - Big, solid birds, they grow over two feet long and can
weigh as much as four pounds -quite a bit for a creature with hollow
The Whistle - Outline this story and break it down. The story follows young Benjamin Franklin wish he had a whistle.
Earning His First
Dollar - We review a time in young Abe's life and explore his decision making. Explain why this was a significant event in Abraham Lincoln's life.
Honest Abe -
We give you a page long reading passage that explores an evening in the life of Abe Lincoln. Analyze the passage and give two examples of how Abe Lincoln demonstrated his honesty.
- How is Antarctica different from other places in the world? How are these differences used to contribute to scientific knowledge?
Animals of Antarctica
- Many unique creatures live in Antarctica. From the microscopic
to the immense, Antarctica is home to some very interesting creatures.
- Civil disobedience is the refusal to obey certain laws or to pay taxes and fines, and is
a peaceful form of political protest. Just because something is the law doesn't mean it is right and