Main Idea: Lesson for Kids


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The message or main point an author shares is known as _____.

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1. An _____ main idea is not stated in a passage.

2. How do details support the main idea?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help check your understanding of the main idea in a story or other type of writing. Different types of main ideas are on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials help you see how much you know about:

  • How details support the main idea
  • Type of main idea that isn't stated in a passage
  • Selecting the main idea from passages
  • Picking out the implied main idea from a passage

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you pick out the most important details from the English lesson on the main idea
  • Information recall - remember information you know about how details support a main idea from a passage
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to select the main idea from a given passage correctly

Additional Learning

Keep learning using the lesson called Main Idea: Lesson for Kids. Thanks to this lesson, you can:

  • Learn what the main idea is
  • Figure out the best way to find the main idea from passages
  • Look at different types of main ideas