The main idea of a paragraph is the most important point or message that the author is trying to convey. It’s kind of like the “big picture” or the main point of the paragraph.
In this paragraph, the title “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” gives us a clue about what the main idea might be. The main idea is that eating an apple every day can help you stay healthy and avoid getting sick, so you won’t need to go to the doctor as often.
So, your task is to read the paragraph and then write the main idea in your own words in the space provided on the worksheet. You might say something like, “Eating an apple every day can help you stay healthy and avoid getting sick.”
Find the main idea in the paragraph below
To find the main idea in this paragraph, we need to think about what the paragraph is mostly about. In this case, the paragraph is mostly about Fifi the fish.