A Quick and Easy Main Idea Activity that will hold your students' interests!
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.
Main Idea & Details Game - Students identify the main idea in a group of sentences that are mixed up inside an envelope! For a quick assessment, students record the main idea on a separate sheet of paper.
So What's the Big Deal? Getting to the Main Idea - helping students with the demands of Reading Informational Standard 2.
Books to Teach Main Idea and Theme
These are some of my favorite books for teaching students main idea, details, and theme! Head on over to the post to read about how I use them in my first grade classroom.
9 Strategies You Should be Using 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.
1st or 2nd Grade Main Idea Worksheet about Storms
Finding the main idea - from k12reader.com An AWESOME resource with spelling lists, reading comprehension shorts, reading instruction help, etc.
Reading Strategy from a Guest Blogger!
Looking From Third to Fourth: Reading Strategy from a Guest Blogger!
Main Idea foldable—fun way to practice citing textual evidence!
FREE Main idea and detail pasages including comprehension worksheets