Main Idea and Details – 2nd Grade RI.2.2 & 3rd Grade RI.3.2


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Teachers and students ❤️LOVE❤️ these 12 Lexile® certified reading comprehension passages and question sets. They are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing main idea skills for RI2.2 and RI3.2 and TEKS 3.13A and TEKS 2.14A. Second grade and third grade students learn to identify the main idea of a text and the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching main idea skills.

⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two skills focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the second and third grade bands.

Key Features:

✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 2nd grade & 3rd grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for second and third grade is 420L-820L).

✏️Integrated Color Coding – 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.

Teachers & Students ❤️LOVE❤️ This Resource:

★ Samantha S. said, “Great Resource! The kids were engaged the whole time and loved being able to use their crayons to go back into the text. Thanks for a great product!

★ Kaitlyn C. said, “Great for differentiation with interesting information that’s students love to read!

★ Helen B. said, “This was a great resource! I love how the lexiles are included and there is a place for students to write their answers as well as go back and find the answers with a highlighter!

What’s Included:

1. Topic, Main Idea, Details Anchor Charts & Journal Pages

2. Main Idea Puzzle

3. Practice Passages & Question Sets

  • Mercury- 480L
  • Harriet Tubman- 480L
  • The Amish Way of Life- 500L
  • Bears- 530L
  • How to Make Pancakes- 610L
  • Anaconda Snakes- 740L
  • The Wampanoag Native Americans- 760L
  • Thunder and Lightning- 780L
  • Ryan Hreljac Makes His Mark-790L
  • The Super Bowl- 810L

4. Topic, Main Idea, Details Test

  • The Tower of London- 680L
  • Labor Day- 760L

Common Core Kingdom is a Certified Lexile Partner:

See more about why certified Lexile measures matter by clicking on the product preview and navigating to the About Lexile Levels page.

Looking to Go Digital❔❓❔

This resource is available for Google Slides!
Main Idea & Details for Google Slides – 2nd Grade RI2.2 & 3rd Grade RI3.2

Other Related Products:
Nonfiction Bundle- 2nd & 3rd Grade Common Core Standards

Other Common Core Reading Comprehension Units


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