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Main idea and supporting details passages are here! Are you looking for activities to practice main idea and details? This print-and-go resource includes main idea passages with main idea graphic organizers. Just print and teach!
Your students will love learning about different PLACES as they master identifying main idea and key details!


Each main idea passage (landscape orientation) includes:

  • Title
  • A 6-10 sentence paragraph
  • A real photograph (that will still show even if it is printed or copied in grayscale)
  • Color coding main and details (choose your own colors!)
  • Two multiple choice text-based questions to answer about the text


Each graphic organizer (portrait orientation) includes:

  • Title
  • Cut-and-paste pictures (clip art, not photographs) for one main idea and four key details from the text
  • A sentence starter for students to write the main idea
  • A sentence starter for students to write a key detail of their choosing


There is one passage and one graphic organizer for each of the following topics:

  1. The Bakery
  2. The Beach
  3. The Car Wash
  4. The Desert
  5. The Dentist Office
  6. The Donut Shop
  7. The Farmers Market
  8. The Forest
  9. The Garage
  10. The Grocery Store
  11. The Kitchen
  12. The Laundry Room
  13. The Movie Theater
  14. The Obstacle Course
  15. The Park
  16. The Pizzeria
  17. The Post Office
  18. Rock Climbing (Gym & Mountain)
  19. The Sandwich Shop
  20. The Sky
  21. The Water (Sports on the Water)
  22. The Tree House
  23. The Vet's Office
  24. The Yard
  25. The Zoo
Note: Due to the cut-and-paste nature of the graphic organizer, these cannot be run back-to-back.

Included in this Instant Download:

  • PDF with 50 pages
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