This is a good way to help students see the main idea of a nonfiction piece. It also helps them summarize a story so they can use this paper to reference the work later without searching the entire document again. Finally, it is a good way to show them that all good work has main points that are supported by details.
This graphic organizer is a great way for your students to respond to informational texts to show what they have learned. It could be used for independent reading, reading centers, listening to reading, or whole group reading. Second Grade: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.5 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.6 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.10