Main Idea, Character and Setting


5.L.1d Listen and respond during read-alouds to a variety of narrative and informational texts to comprehend and identify main idea(non-fiction) character, and setting (fiction).

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The lesson will help students to identify the main idea of a story and have a better understanding of the narrative or informational text. Also, students will be able to identify the main character and setting in a story. In addition to this, they will be capable of writing a summary and comparing different terms. This skill will let students explain the elements in a story, what is the main idea, setting and understand other relevant concepts that are necessary to master the lesson.

During the lesson, the student will be able to:

  • describe a character, setting and event using specific details from the text regarding the character’s thoughts, words, actions, decisions, physical attributes, or interactions with others;
  • compare and contrast him/herself with the main character of a story;
  • create a poster about an informational text.

This lesson’s content is of high educational quality. It is designed with a model of a conceptualization, definitions, examples, practice exercises and test with different levels of complexity. In addition, it includes rubrics for an objective evaluation.


10 items in example section

40 items in exercise practice

30 items in test

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