RI.1.2 Main Topic and Key Details



This Main Topic and Key Details RI.1.2 unit is packed full of standards-based lesson plans, professionally Lexiled passages, and activities to use while you are teaching the standard. If you are not teaching Common Core, then the pack is still valuable to use when teaching first grade students how to find the main topic and support with key details in a text.

*There is now a digital component included in this resource. The passages and graphic organizers are now created in Google Slides. You can get access to the digital versions on page 5 of the PDF. (The lesson plans, small group activities, and assessments are not digitally converted at this time.)*

In the pack you will receive:

  • 3 Mini Lessons
  • 6 Graphic Organizers
  • 8 Lexile leveled Passages (levels listed below)
  • 4 Interactive Pieces (for notebook or plain paper)
  • 12 Task Cards
  • 1 Summative Assessment
  • Answer Keys for certain lesson plan activities, all passages, and assessment

The reading passages and assessments are now professionally leveled by Lexile.

  • In the Ocean- 450L
  • Getting Ready- 480L
  • Hospitals- 450L
  • “Sit, Stay”- 460L
  • Making Ice Cream- 460L
  • Becoming Famous- 430L
  • Making Better Choices- 490L
  • Water Ahead!- 470L
  • Assessment Reading #1- 460L
  • Assessment Reading #2- 410L

If you’re interested in using only the digital versions of the passages and graphic organizers, you can buy the 1st Grade Digital bundle here. This only comes with digital versions of the passages and graphic organizers.

Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

SAVE BIG! Buy this pack in 2 possible bundles.
Click here for the READING bundle.
Click here for the ELA ALL-YEAR curriculum bundle.

Please keep in mind that the 2nd grade version of this packet is very similar, but some of the passages have a bit more complexity. The activities and worksheets are the same.

This RI.1.2 Main Topic and Key Details unit purchase is for one single classroom only.
If you’re interested in sharing with other classrooms, make sure to buy the extra licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at [email protected].