Finding the main idea - from k12reader.com An AWESOME resource with spelling lists, reading comprehension shorts, reading instruction help, etc.
Teaching With a Mountain View
A quick and simple main idea review activity!
Main Idea foldable—fun way to practice citing textual evidence!
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.
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.
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.
So What's the Big Deal? Getting to the Main Idea - helping students with the demands of Reading Informational Standard 2.
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).
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