Refine Your Results

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

526 resources with the concept main ideas

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
Language and Creativity Video
5:25
Language and Creativity
Who was Frederick Douglass? Video
3:07
Who was Frederick Douglass?
Phonics Song 2 (new version) Video
2:54
Phonics Song 2 (new version)
Other Resource Types (526)
+
10 Items in Assessment Set
Learning Explorer

3rd Grade ELA Remediation

For Students 3rd Standards
Goal and Objective for TEKS ELA.3.6.G: Students will analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about expository text and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Summarize information in text, maintaining meaning...
+
30 Items in Topic
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Reading Comprehension

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do you determine the main idea of a text? What clues can readers use to identify what is stated and what is implied by a passage? Reading comprehension and reading comprehension strategies for both fiction and nonfiction are the...
+
15 Items in Unit
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Beyond Rosa Parks: Powerful Voices for Civil Rights and Social Justice

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The lessons in the "Beyond Rosa Parks: Powerful Voices for Civil Rights and Social Justice" unit module introduce young historians to four African-American women who made significant contributions to the modern civil rights movement....
+
36 Items in Topic
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

2nd Grade Reading Comprehension

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
A collection of 36 worksheets challenges scholars to read the informational text then answer short-answer questions. Reading comprehension skills examine the text's main idea, supporting details, and textual evidence. Grading or checking...
+
12 Items in Topic
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Reading

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Boost sixth graders' reading comprehension skills with a collection of 12 reading worksheets. With each practice page, young scholars read informational text and answer the questions that follow. Short answer responses cover the texts'...
+
15 Items in Unit
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

AP Poetry

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Ten resources make up the AP Poetry Unit Module. The first resource, designed for instructors, provides an overview of and links to all materials required for a four-week poetry unit. Next, a 27-slide presentation introduces scholars to...
+
19 Items in Unit
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Kindred

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Four resources comprise a unit module designed for Octavia E. Butler's Kindred instructors to use in their classes. The first resource in the series, a packet designed for instructors, includes an overview of the unit, a day-to-day...
+
16 Items in Unit
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Lord of the Flies

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Packed with activities, presentations, projects, and assessments, first-time instructors and seasoned veterans will find much to like in this unit based on William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies. An 18-slide presentation includes...
+
36 Items in Topic
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

2nd Grade Reading Comprehension

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
A collection of 36 worksheets challenges scholars to read the informational text then answer short-answer questions. Reading comprehension skills examine the text's main idea, supporting details, and textual evidence. Grading or checking...
+
36 Items in Topic
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

1st Grade Reading Comprehension

For Students K - 1st Standards
A series of worksheets make up a collection that develops young learners' reading comprehension skills. With each practice page, children read a text and then complete a series of short answer questions. The included passages are of a...
+
36 Items in Topic
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

5th Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Thirty-six practice pages make up a collection designed to develop reading comprehension skills. With each worksheet, students read the informational text then answer several short-answer questions related to main ideas, supporting...
+
12 Items in Topic
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

6th Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Boost sixth graders' reading comprehension skills with a collection of 12 reading worksheets. With each practice page, young scholars read informational text and answer the questions that follow. Short answer responses cover the texts'...
+
7 Items in Topic
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

6th Grade Emergency Sub Plans

For Teachers 6th Standards
A collection of emergency sub plans make those unplanned absences just a little bit easier. Designed for sixth-grade classes, the language arts and math activities follow Common Core Standards. Print up these materials and stash them in...
+
7 Items in Topic
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

5th Grade Emergency Sub Plans

For Teachers 5th Standards
Oh no! An emergency has emerged, and there is no time to leave plans for a substitute. Never fear; help is here in the form of an Emergency Sub Plan kit. Create a boldly labeled folder or basket and keep it near your desk where subs will...
+
10 Items in Topic
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Reading Lessons: Townsend Press

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Enhance your literacy unit with a set of videos featuring textual analysis and reading comprehension strategies. From discerning the main idea of a text to evaluating an author's purpose and tone, the ten-part series engages upper...
+
36 Items in Topic
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Cross-Curricular Reading Comprehension Worksheets

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
This series of cross-curricular resources covers just about every subject, ranging from social studies to geometry to physical science. Each worksheet includes a reading passage and five questions that require learners to apply reading...
+
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Kindred

For Teachers 11th Standards
This first in a series of four resources is designed for instructors to use Octavia E. Butler's Kindred in their classes. The packet includes an overview of the unit, a day-to-day calendar, links to background articles, and reading...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Newspaper in the Classroom

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Newspapers aren't only for reading—they're for learning skills, too! A journalism unit provides three lessons each for primary, intermediate, and secondary grades. Lessons include objectives, materials, vocabulary, and procedure, and...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Writing an Argument: Innovation in America

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Are American young people prepared to become tomorrow's leaders in technological innovation, or does an obsession with being cool sidetrack essential skills? That is the question freshmen and sophomores must address in a performance task...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Writing About Informational Text: Music and the Brain

For Students 6th Standards
Even if you've never picked up a musical instrument, chances are that music has directly impacted your mental and emotional development. Sixth graders engage in a reading activity in which they read two articles on the impact of music on...
+
10:41
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Camelea: Like a Seagull

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Hummingbirds and seagulls—how different and alike are the two birds? At her brother's birthday party, Camelea taps into her inner bird as she dances like a zippy hummingbird. But when it is time to sleep, she thinks of the calm seagull...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Writing a News Article

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Join the newspaper business with a series of lessons and exercises focused on elements of journalism. The packet focuses on distinguishing fact from opinion, writing effective headlines, sequencing events, and editing and proofreading a...
+
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

If

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Rudyard Kipling's advice to his son in the poem "If" is a resounding message that echoes through generations. After reading the famous poem, middle schoolers work on analyzing specific lines, completing activities based on unfamiliar...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

A Busy Bird

For Students K Standards
Kindergartners read a short passage and answer questions based on what they read. The question set involves circling pictures, writing words, and drawing pictures.