A main idea is the central point of a paragraph or text. It is the most important thought about a given topic. The main idea is often stated towards the beginning of the first paragraph. The main idea is the most important idea that may be supported by details that follow in the text. Our main idea worksheets may be used for a variety of grade levels.
Our Main Idea Worksheets are free to download and easy to access in PDF format. Learn more about main idea by practicing with our free Main Idea Worksheets below.
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Main Idea Worksheets
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