First Grade Central Message Lesson

Determine the Central Message of a Story

1st Grade Determine the Central Message of a Story Lesson

This Common Core reading comprehension lesson focuses on retelling stories and details that express the central message or lesson. The lesson is intended to be taught as a read-aloud, with Independent Practice and Periodic Reviews to be teacher guided. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

Grade: 1

Subject: English Language Arts

Additional Resources

Student Handout

Click on the Student Handout icon to download and print for your students. Or save the PDF file to your computer or cloud storage, and digitally share the lesson with your students via applications like Google Classroom.