Main idea

Learn effective strategies and tips to identify and understand the main idea in texts. Improve your reading comprehension skills and unlock the key concepts in any passage.
Help your students master main idea with these fun lesson ideas! Each of these teaching tips will help your first grade and second grade students learn to identify the main idea and details in a paragraph. Read all about how to create an anchor chart, whole group lessons, and individual work ideas. As a bonus, get FREE main idea activities and worksheets to use for guided reading and centers! Check them out for your 1st grade and 2nd grade students today! Ideas, Lesson Plans, Anchor Charts, Worksheets, Reading, Teaching Main Idea, 2nd Grade Reading, Elementary Grades, Teaching First Grade

Help your students master main idea with these fun lesson ideas! Each of these teaching tips will help your first grade and second grade students learn to identify the main idea and details in a paragraph. Read all about how to create an anchor chart, whole group lessons, and individual work ideas. As a bonus, get FREE main idea activities and worksheets to use for guided reading and centers! Check them out for your 1st grade and 2nd grade students today!

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Simply Creative Teaching
English, Anchor Charts, Nonfiction Anchor Chart, Reading Comprehension Strategies, 4th Grade Reading, Nonfiction Reading, Teaching Main Idea, 2nd Grade Reading, Elementary Reading

WHY TEACH STUDENTS TO FIND THE MAIN IDEA? Being able to find the main idea and supporting details of a text is a complex and important nonfiction reading skill for upper elementary students (3rd-5th grade). "Learning

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Yolanda
Finding the main idea in a non-fiction text can be tricky, but I've developed a few tried-and-true ways to make this important skill engaging, FUN and successful! Check out this anchor chart and a few other quick and easy lessons and activities to help students easily identify the main idea in a non-fiction text. #mainidea #languagearts #teachingwithamountainview Life Hacks, Ideas, Anchor Charts, English, Finding Main Idea Anchor Chart, Nonfiction Main Idea, Teaching Main Idea, Main Idea Anchor Chart, 4th Grade Reading

Finding the main idea in a non-fiction text can be tricky, but I've developed a few tried-and-true ways to make this important skill engaging, FUN and successful! Check out this anchor chart and a few other quick and easy lessons and activities to help students easily identify the main idea in a non-fiction text. #mainidea #languagearts #teachingwithamountainview

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Tiny Jones
English, Teaching Main Idea 2nd Grade, Teaching Main Idea, Teaching Third Grade Writing, 2nd Grade Reading, Teaching Third Grade Reading, Main Idea Third Grade, Teaching Writing, 3rd Grade Reading

This main idea and details sentence sort activity is a great way to get students thinking about HOW details support a main idea. Using a main idea and details graphic organizer, students will sort the sentences and they will use higher-order thinking skills as they justify their answer.

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Faith Ramey
A main idea anchor chart that functions as a reusable graphic organizer! It can be used again and again across subject areas... just replace the sticky notes! After reading an excerpt from a textbook, have students determine the main idea and three supporting details. Check out the FREE student version! Reading, Anchor Charts, Main Idea Anchor Chart, Writing Anchor Charts, Teaching Reading, 4th Grade Writing, 2nd Grade Reading, 4th Grade Reading, 3rd Grade Reading

A main idea anchor chart that functions as a reusable graphic organizer! It can be used again and again across subject areas... just replace the sticky notes! After reading an excerpt from a textbook, have students determine the main idea and three supporting details. Check out the FREE student version!

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Aradrian
Practice locating the main idea and details by color coding nonfiction reading passages. When students can see the organization of a written paragraph, they can more easily identify the main idea. Check out these main idea worksheets. #4thgradeteacher #5thgradeteacher #mainidea Third Grade Reading, English, Teaching Main Idea 2nd Grade, Teaching Main Idea, Teaching 5th Grade, 2nd Grade Reading, 4th Grade Reading, 3rd Grade Reading, Reading Comprehension Activities

Practice locating the main idea and details by color coding nonfiction reading passages. When students can see the organization of a written paragraph, they can more easily identify the main idea. Check out these main idea worksheets. #4thgradeteacher #5thgradeteacher #mainidea

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The Brighter Rewriter