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A Quick and Easy Main Idea Activity that will hold your students' interests!

A Quick and Easy Main Idea Activity!

I put a little twist on our main idea task cards a few months ago and turned it into a cooperative activity! We loved it, and I can& belie.

Anchor chart: How to find Main Idea! freebie!! TeacherKarma.com

Another chart to help find the main idea for the story. All these charts help with basic comprehension finding while reading.

Growing Firsties: Farley, Common Core Crunch - May & Giveaway Alert

Common Core Crunch - May

These nine main idea strategies will help your students successfully master this important reading skill. The Teacher Next Door shares her favorite main idea strategies for teachers of upper elementary students.

9 Strategies You Should be Using to Teach Main Idea

9 Strategies To Teach Main Idea. These nine main idea strategies will help your students successfully master this important reading skill. The Teacher Next Door shares her favorite main idea strategies for teachers of upper elementary students.

Finding the main idea - from k12reader.com An AWESOME resource with spelling lists, reading comprehension shorts, reading instruction help, etc.

1st or 2nd Grade Main Idea Worksheet about Storms

Free Printables to Use with Animated Shorts (Main Idea and Details)

Using Animated Shorts to Teach Main Idea and Details

Free Printables to Use with Animated Shorts (Main Idea and Details)

Looking From Third to Fourth: Reading Strategy from a Guest Blogger!

Reading Strategy from a Guest Blogger!

Great ideas for main idea and details! Eclectic Educating: Main Idea and Supporting Details

Teaching main idea can be so tricky. Read this post to learn about three different ways this fifth grade teacher teaches main idea of informational text.

Teaching Main Idea of Nonfiction Text *3 Different Ways

Teaching main idea can be so tricky. Read this post to learn about three different ways this fifth grade teacher teaches main idea of informational text. Love this post!

Primary informational mentor text suggested book list for finding the main topic or main idea and support key details- RI.1.2, RI.2.2, RI.3.2

Second Grade Nest

Contains multiple lists! Primary informational mentor text suggested book list for finding the main topic or main idea and support key details-

Free Main Idea vs. Theme Sort! Determining the main idea of a story is tricky, but throw in theme, and things get even more muddled. Help your students see the difference between theme and main idea with this free and quick sort.

Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme

Teach Your Child to Read - Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme-awesome resource for anchor charts, strategies, and task cards! Math too! Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

FREE Topic Sentences Activity! I wrote eight short paragraphs and taped them each to a bag. Then, groups went around the room and wrote topic sentences for each of the paragraphs. They put their sentences in the bags, and later we pulled them out and read the huge variety of topic sentences that they had written. It was a super successful lesson, and it connected well with our main idea reading skill, too!

Topic Sentences

Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text. I will use as a group activity to identify main idea topic sentences.

Are you looking for a fun and engaging way to teach your 4th and 5th graders about main idea and details in nonfiction text? This unit includes 10 close reading passages and a test to help you teach Common Core Standard RI.4.2 and RI.5.2.

Main Idea & Details in Nonfiction- 4th & 5th Grade RI.4.2/ RI.5.2

Are you looking for a fun and engaging way to teach your and graders about main idea and details in nonfiction text? This unit includes 10 close reading passages and a test to help you teach Common Core Standard and

Five on the Fifth {November} Here is a book that can be read within a classroom and can be a tool for teachers to use for his or her students when teaching them to find evidence to prove information.

Five on the Fifth {November}

Prepping for the Primary Gridiron: Fun & Engaging Read Aloud and Mini Lesson Idea {Main Idea and Details with Dog vs Cat}