Main Idea Comprehension Skill First Grade Unit 2 Week 1 Created by Kristi Waltke The main idea of a story is what the mostly about. story is Sometimes to figure out the main idea, you have to think about the little things in the story. The little parts that help you figure out the main idea are called details. Think about the story Get the Egg. What is that story mostly about? The details that help -a hitting youtwig figure out athe nest main idea in this story -a boy andare: girl saving a baby bird 1. Brad gets the egg -baby withbirds his net. hatching from eggs 2. Kim puts it back in the tree. Think about the story Animal Park. What is that story mostly about? The details that help you figure the -zebras areoutfast main idea in this runners story are: -big hippos sit in mud 1. The setting is a park. -many animals live 2.We see all those indifferent the park animals, not just one animal. Think about the story A Big Fish for Max. What is that story mostly about? The details that help -Max and out Ruby’s you figure the main in this trip to idea the park story are: -Max going fishing 1. -How Max tried to catch a Max gets a fish at the park. fish to eat 2. Grandma buys a fish from the fish man for Max. Being able to figure out the main idea of a story will help you become a super reader!