This main idea and detail activities includes TWENTY sets of sentences about national parks. Each set has 5 sentences. Students will read the sentences and determine which one is the main idea and which four are the supporting details. Students will sort the sentences on their main idea and details mat. Download the preview file to learn more and to see extension ideas for older students!
- Yosemite National Park
- Olympic National Park
- Yellowstone National Park
- Glacier National Park
- Grand Canyon National Park
This activity requires students to use higher order thinking to determine the main idea. There is a response sheet for students to justify their answers.
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