Finding the Main Idea Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: RI.4.2

Core Standard

When we are reading any work of nonfiction we often need to find value in that work to help us understand the world a little better. The point of any work of nonfiction is for an author to be able to convey a point or opinion to their readers. As a reader, it is your job to locate that main idea and take it fit your knowledge base. There is a set process you can use to identify these salient points that the authors is working to convey. The worksheets found below will help you break apart words and piece a solid understanding of where these ideas lie within the work.







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