FREE Main Idea Passage – Main Idea Differentiated Reading Comprehension for 3rd – 5th Grades


This FREE London Eye passage is differentiated into 3 levels to help all students improve their main idea skills!


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Finding the main idea can be challenging! This FREE Main Idea print and digital passage will help your students practice main idea reading strategies using a high-interest passage about a large Ferris wheel called the London Eye with reading comprehension questions. The main idea differentiated passages have three different reading levels that work well for most third, fourth, and fifth graders.

It includes:

Digital Version in Google Forms (or for other platforms)

The London Eye Passages: In 3 Different Reading Levels with Questions

Answer Keys

Teacher Notes

Teacher Notes for Digital PDF with LINKS


These London Eye passages are also included in the very complete, Main Idea Bundle that has 5 main idea passages (each in 3 different reading levels), 3 sets of task cards, 3 games with game boards, 3 sorts, and 3 matching activities.


Why you’ll love this resource:

  • The passage is already differentiated into three different levels!


  • It comes in print and digital formats for versatility!


  • The digital version is NO PREP and SELF-GRADING!


  • The passage is engaging and is one that your students will enjoy!


  • You can use this resource in so many ways, from reader’s workshop time, to literacy centers, homework, test prep, one on one, and more!


If you’re looking for more main idea resources, you might want to take a look here:
Main Idea, Supporting Details, and Summary for 3rd Grade
Main Idea, Supporting Details, and Summary for 4th/5th Grades


Here are some other Main Idea Resources and are digital – drag and drop for Google Slides and PowerPoint: (100% original content)

3rd Grade Main Idea Digital Reading Unit

4th Grade Main Idea Digital Reading Unit

5th Grade Main Idea Digital Reading Unit


Thanks so much!

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Besides using this freebie in your own classroom, this resource may only be placed on a password-protected website for your students, like Google Classroom™ or SeeSaw™. It may not be placed anywhere else on the internet, on a class or school website visible to the public, or on a district server. Please email me if you have any questions: [email protected].


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