Main Idea in Informational Text
This is a lesson for first grade students to identify the main idea and details of an informational text.
This is an asynchronous lesson that teaches Main Idea and Details in Informational Text.
Time Frame - 15 minutes
Author - Susan Jurkatis
Background for Teachers
Teachers will need to know what main idea and details of informational text are and how they identify them in a text.
Reading: Informational Text Standard 2
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Step 1 - Goals and Outcomes
- Students will be able to identify the main idea and and retell key details of the text.
- Students will use a sentence stem to write about a key detail they learned from an informational text.
Step 2 - Planning Instruction
Prior to this lesson, students will need to have an understanding of what an informational text is.
Step 3 - Instruction
Main Idea Lesson Presentation - Students will go through the presentation and then read an informational text of their choosing and use the lesson's sentence stem to write a detail of what their informational text was about
Step 4 - Assessments
Students will send a picture of their completed sentence stem to their teacher.