Growing Firsties: Farley, Common Core Crunch - May & Giveaway Alert
Teaching main idea and supporting details with a paper bag. (Model first, ie stuff to make brownies. Then students create own in groups or solo providing clues for others to guess their main idea. This can be done with other classmates or present to younger class).
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.
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.
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.
How to Find the Main Idea: FREE Resources
How to Find the Main Idea - Easy Strategy for Main Idea - Great for Reading Comprehension @ TeacherKARMA.com
Second Grade Nest
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