As early as grade 2, students must be able
to begin to identify a main idea in their reading. The concept of
finding a main or central idea and being able to provide an objective
summary of a text continues to be found in each grade, up to grade 12.
These two worksheets will help your students learn to identify the main
or central idea of a nonfiction text, then convert the text to a clear,
These can be used effectively in grades 5 and up! Enjoy!