Ms. Green’s second grade group of Title I students at Portsmouth Catholic Regional School learned about elephants, ladybugs and goats as they mastered reading skills. The students worked on identifying the main idea and supporting details in the following non fiction texts from RAZ Kids:

  • Elephants: Giant Mammals,book ELEPHANTS GREAT MAMMALS from among the RAZ Kids books about elephants, ladybugs and goats
  • Goats Are Great!
    book GOATS ARE GREAT from among the RAZ Kids books about elephants, ladybugs and goats
  • and Ladybugs.
    book LADYBUGS from among the RAZ Kids books about elephants, ladybugs and goats

After reading the book, they next used the graphic organizer pictured below to find the main idea and supporting details.

Main Idea and Supporting Details
for Elephants, Ladybugs and Goats

 

Main Idea and Details: Elephants

Main Idea and Details: Goats

 


Paragraphs by Students

Then they wrote a paragraph using the information from the graphic organizer. Don’t miss the great illustrations they drew to go with their paragraphs!

 

Elephants

 

Ladybugs

 

Goats