Main idea

Main Idea Anchor Chart- Teaching Main Idea and Main Topic- Blog Post written to study the ELA standard that focuses on main idea/main topic and key details. Find hands on tips and activities to make teaching this informational standard easier.

Main Idea and Main Topic (Exploring ELA)

Main Idea Anchor Chart- Teaching Main Idea and Main Topic- Blog Post written to study the ELA standard that focuses on main idea/main topic and key details. Find hands on tips and activities to make teaching this informational standard easier.

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.

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

A Quick and Easy Main Idea Activity!

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

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.

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.

So What's the Big Deal? Getting to the Main Idea - helping students with the demands of Reading Informational Standard 2.

So What's the Big Deal? Getting to the Main Idea - helping students with the demands of Reading Informational Standard 2.

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.

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.

FREE Main idea and detail pasages including comprehension worksheets

FREE Main idea and detail pasages including comprehension worksheets

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

Reading Strategy from a Guest Blogger!

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

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

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.

Main Idea and Supporting Details Anchor Chart- Check out the blog post to download two main idea passages for FREE!

Main Idea and Supporting Details Anchor Chart- Check out the blog post to download two main idea passages for FREE!

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

Common Core Crunch - May

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

Main Idea, Main Topic, Main Focus anchor chart

16 Reading Strategies to Teach This Year

Main Idea, Main Topic, Main Focus anchor chart

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

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

Main Idea foldable—fun way to practice citing textual evidence!

Main Idea foldable—fun way to practice citing textual evidence!

Two great main idea worksheets here!

Main Idea Freebies

Two great main idea worksheets here!

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.

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