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Non-Fiction Main Idea Lesson or Center
Main Idea Bags are a highly engaging literacy center/lesson activity to support the concept of MAIN IDEA in NON-FICTION text - with each task in its own bag! A great introduction to main idea, or an excellent review activity. Students will determine the main idea from three choices after reading th
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Fiction Main Idea Task Cards
Your students will LOVE practicing main idea with these 32 engaging main idea task cards! This task card set includes 32 brief fictional stories to use for generating and discussing main idea and detail statements in FICTION. Students read the paragraph to identify the main idea. Included are thr
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Main Idea Passages - Fiction - Main Idea Practice
This Main Idea kit contains passages, a poster, and organizers – all that you need to teach main idea in fiction to your students! This kit includes 8 passages, 3 organizers, and a poster! ☀️☀️ Wait! Like what you
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Non Fiction Main Idea Texts-Working Dogs
These 3 short non fiction texts about police dogs, rescue dogs and army dogs give students the opportunity to identify main idea and supporting details.
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Spanish Non-fiction Main Idea Graphic Organizer/Assessment
This graphic organizer can be used as an assessment for Main Idea and Key details of a non-fiction text for second grade. Students can fill in the information to the graphic organizer as a pre-assessment before teaching the skills of reading for main idea and key details of a nonfiction text and the
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Non-Fiction Main Idea Worksheet
Please rate this product if you enjoy it! CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text. Students read a non-fiction narrative, an informational text about weather, and an informational text about the Amer
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Non-Fiction Main Idea Graphic Organizer
Used as a graphic organizer for non-fiction texts (specifically National Geographic for Kids). Includes subject, main idea, and three supporting details in a hierarchy format.
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Main Idea and Details Practice - Scaffolded Activities to Build Understanding
Teaching main idea can be frustrating. This main idea resource helps scaffold students into having a true understanding of the difference between main idea and key details. Students will get to practice their main idea skills in both fiction and nonfiction/informational text. The activities can
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Main Idea Comprehension Passages: Animals & Habitats
Introduce and practice main idea through non-fiction animal/habitat passages. The 14 passages range from 100-120 words and are intended for primary grade classrooms. Included in this download… Anchor Charts *Main Idea *Topic *Main Idea Clues *How to Identify the Main Idea
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Main Idea Task Cards
A set of 52 Differentiated Main Idea Task Cards with activity sheets and main idea statements for easy differentiation. 32 Paragraph Task Cards and 20 Picture Task Cards. 16 Non-Fiction Paragraph Cards 16 Fiction Paragraph Cards 20 Picture Cards There are 32 paragraph scenario cards to use for ge
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Finding the Main Idea with Non-Fiction Text
Get 20 different non-fiction reading passages for students to use while they practice finding the main idea and supporting details. These high interest and engaging non-fiction topics make learning about main idea fun and interesting for students!
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Informational Text Response (Non-Fiction Text Features Main Idea) Any Text
This is a wonderful tool that works with any type of informational or non-fiction text. This resource is Common Core aligned and was created for upper grades. Students are scaffolded through this response sheet. Students must complete a pre-read where they state what the article will be about, what
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Main Idea Activities Color Coding Non Fiction Reading Passages
Main Idea (Non-Fiction) Students can practice identifying the main idea and supporting details through color coding. This resource gives students multiple opportunities to practice recognizing text organization. When students can see the organization of a written paragraph, they ca
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*Reading Games for Reading Centers (Theme, Main Idea, Summarizing, & More!)
This Reading Skills Games Bundle II contains seven different board games to help students practice main idea, theme, drawing conclusions, summarizing non-fiction, summarizing fiction, quoting, and paraphrasing. Students will have a blast as they practice these key reading skills in
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Main Idea and Details
This leveled and differentiated Main Idea and Supporting Details resource has a wide variety of activities for both fiction and non-fiction practice - games, task cards, passages, a colorful poster, graphic organizers, and more! This comprehensive unit provides a wide variety of scaffolded resource
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Main Idea and Supporting Details PowerPoint Lesson and Notes
Finding the Main Idea and Supporting Details of Nonfiction Text PowerPoint, Notes and Test Prep Teach your students the importance of identifying the main idea and supporting details of a non-fiction paragraph. Students will be taught to look at the beginning and end of paragraphs
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Main Idea Activities and Printables
This packet of main idea activities and printables is designed to help your students grasp main idea in non-fiction texts. This activity pack takes a whole new approach to learning main idea, starting with pictures and then moving into text. Finding a main idea in a large text requires some abstract
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Main Idea and Details for Informational Text
I created this product to use in my split 1st/2nd grade classroom when teaching main idea (CCSS RI.1.2 Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text and CCSS RI.2.2 Identify the main topic of a multi paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.) Included in
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Paragraph Mix Up! Sequencing Main Idea & Details Paragraph Sort w/ Task Cards!
*HUGE UPDATE 3/16/2014 ! I've added several more items to this unit. If you have purchased this, please re-download it for all the extras. Part of my 3rd grade curriculum includes our students being able to arrange sentences into coherent paragraphs. I haven't been able to find many activities to h
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Main Idea and Supporting Details - Sort
This is a great activity to use during centers, with small groups or for early finishers.   This activity contains 12 sets of main idea and supporting details cards. Sets 1-6 are fictional information and sets 7-12 contain nonfictional information. Students are required to read each card in a
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Finding the Main Idea with Non-Fiction Text - Winter Edition
Get 20 different {winter-themed} non-fiction reading passages for students to use while they practice finding the main idea and supporting details. These high interest and engaging non-fiction topics make learning about main idea fun and interesting f
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Main Idea Details Kinesthetic Learning Activity (Common Core)
Main Idea Details Kinesthetic Learning Activity. The main objective for this activity is to get students up and moving to engage them while learning about how to identify the main idea and supporting details. In the end, this activity will hopefully help build a stronger understanding of the key com
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Main Idea, Predictions, and Inferences Oh My! (Fiction Reading Passages)
There are twelve different fictional passages in this pack. Passages included: The Rescue When I Grow Up On the Hunt Rex’s Bone Our Class Pet Bunny Slipper Day New Neighbors Case of the Missing Pie Gone Fishing Finding Prince Charming Three Clean Pigs No More Monsters Under the Bed This pack includ
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FINDING THE MAIN IDEA: Mini-lesson with Non-Fiction Texts
Identifying the main idea and supporting details of a reading passage is a skill that students need to practice over and over again. This print-'n-go resource can help! This engaging lesson helps students learn to identify the main idea of a reading passage with a mini-lesson, 6 original informati
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Main Idea and Supporting Details - Comprehension Passages and Questions
Main Ideas and Supporting Details Passages In this Main Idea and Supporting Details resource, students will read a passage and will identify the main idea and 4 supporting details. The 10 passages in this resource are all non-fiction texts focused on Women of History (Amelia Earhart, Susan B. An
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Task Cards for Main Idea for 3rd - 5th Grade
These 32 Main Idea Task Cards will help your students practice finding the main idea using informational text. Each task card has high interest, short informational text passage and asks students to identify the main idea. Topics include how potato chips were invented, the Mt. St. Helen's Volcano, n
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Winter Main Idea Practice Pack {Fiction & Nonfiction Passages}
This resource provides the perfect practice for main idea. The passages are engaging and winter-themed. For every fiction text, there is a related nonfiction text. Many options are provided for each text to allow for differentiation in the clas
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Main Idea and Summarizing in COLOR
Learning how to find the main idea can be hard and learning to summarizing can be down right daunting to kids! This packet has students use a color coding technique to identify the main idea and then learn to construct summaries! There are 10 non-fiction passages on the fo
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Main Idea (non-fiction), Reading Comprehension, & Strategies Posters Bundle!
Main Idea (Non-Fiction)~ AND~ Reading Comprehension Made Easy~AND~ My Reading Strategies for the White Board Posters *** Updated: 1/28/16*** ** Please note that his bundle includes 3 of my smaller resources (listed below). If y
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Main Idea and Supporting Details: Comprehension Strategy Bundle
*Now part of a Comprehension Strategies Mega-Bundle* SAVE here: Comprehension Strategies Mega-Bundle Identifying the Main Idea is such an important skill, but can sometimes be ha
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Differentiated Main Idea and Supporting Details Task Cards 4th & 5th Grade
Thanks for viewing this product! This purchase includes 16 passages (mostly non-fiction) with two sets of critical thinking, differentiated questioning cards. The first set focuses on main idea and details in a multiple, multiple choice setup. The task may ask the student to pick the TWO best ma
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Main Idea and Supporting Details Bundle
This will be a great activity to use during centers, with small groups or for early finishers. Each set contains 12 sets of main idea and supporting details cards. Sets 1-6 are fictional information and sets 7-12 contain nonfictional information. (A total of 24 sets.) Students are required to re
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Finding the Main Idea with Non-Fiction Text - Year Long Bundle
Get 92 different seasonal and non-seasonal non-fiction reading passages for students to use all year long! These short non-fiction passages are the perfect teaching tool to use to reinforce the skill of finding the main idea and supporting details. T
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Reading Interactive Notebook (1st Edition)
This item includes activities for a reading or language arts interactive notebook. This product can be used for grades 2-5 with modifications. Download the free preview to view the teacher's guide and discover the type of activities included in this pack. The activities in this pack cover the follow
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Main Idea Street Literacy Center & Task Cards
Main Idea Street is not your ordinary street. Students learn about main idea by placing each detail house onto the correct main idea street! This is a fun way to teach main idea to students. Students play the second game, Main Idea Match Up by matching detail cards with their main ideas. Thi
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Main Idea and Details - Differentiated Card Sort Activity with Digital Copy!
Hello friends! Thank you for checking out my Main Idea and Details card sort activity! This literacy activity is designed for use when teaching about the sometimes abstract concept of Main Idea. I hope you can use this activity in your classroom :) With this activity, children sort out sets of card
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Main Idea & Details Task Cards
These 4 sets of 48 main idea and details task cards are great to use for reinforcing concepts taught, as well as challenging your early finishers. In Sets 1 & 2 students identify the main idea of a non-ficition paragraph. Set 1 is multiple choice answers. Set 2 is free response. In Sets 3 &
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Main Idea and Details Resource- African Animals Edition
This main idea and details pack will help your students master the skill of finding these story elements through the use of engaging nonfiction passages. To help students find the main idea and details of a text, I have written 18 nonfiction passages for your students to read. Each animal has a tot
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Text Structures, Main Idea, Sequence, Compare & Con, Cause & Eff, &Problem/Solut
This text structure product is aligned with the Common Core Curriculum for 4th and 5th grade Language Arts. It covers five main text structures; Main Idea and Details, Cause and Effect, Compare and Contrast, Problem and Solution, and Sequencing. Most passages are nonfiction, but a few are fiction.
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Topic, Main Idea, Details- RI.2.2 & RI.2.8
9 non fiction reading comprehension passages aligned to 2nd Grade Common Core standard: main idea and details. Includes explicit steps to help students. Table of Contents 1. Vocabulary Cards (Topic. Main Idea, Details) 2. Journal Steps for finding topic, main idea, and details. 3
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Main Idea and Supporting Details Bundle: Parts 1, 2, and 3
This will be a great activity to use during centers, with small groups or for early finishers. Each set contains 12 sets of main idea and supporting details cards. Sets 1-6 are fictional information and sets 7-12 contain nonfictional information. (A total of 36 sets.) Students are required to re
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Main Idea and Details Activities - 30 pgs!
Here are 30 pages of activities to help students practice identifying the main idea and details of a passage. Included in this download are the following: - 4 photo prompts + student directions - 4 short stories with MI/Details Questions - 4 writing prompt pages with borders - 3 Main Idea/Detail
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Summary, Main Idea, Cause & Effect, and Character Traits BUNDLE
Summary, Main Idea, Cause & Effect, and Character Traits BUNDLE Graphic Organizers, book topics, and explore games to help teach summary, main idea, cause and effect, and character traits! Only Available in this Bundle Cause and Effect
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Fiction and Non-Fiction Paragraph Comprehension Main Idea and Details
Fiction and Non-Fiction Reading Comprehension 12 Fiction and 12 Non-Fiction paragraphs included. Very little color is used in this document. Options are included to be able to print all therapy materials in black and white only to limit visual distractions and save on color ink! (sorting page is
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Finding the Main Idea with Non-Fiction Text {SAMPLE FREEBIE}
Get a free sample of non-fiction reading passages that students can use to practice finding the main idea and supporting details. These high interest and engaging non-fiction topics make learning about main idea fun and interesting for students! Like what you see? Find this entire product
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Finding the Main Idea with Non-Fiction Text - Winter Edition {SAMPLE FREEBIE}
Get a free sample of {winter-themed} non-fiction reading passages that students can use to practice finding the main idea and supporting details. These high interest and engaging non-fiction topics make learning about main idea fun and interesting for students! Like what you see? Find this
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Main Idea and Details Fiction
Main Idea ~ Fiction This resource gives students multiple opportunities to practice recognizing text organization. When students can see the organization of a written paragraph, they can more easily identify the main idea. In this resource you will find: anchor posters,
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Main Idea Task Cards {28 Task Cards, 2 DIFFERENTIATED Answer Boards + More!}
Identifying the main idea of a passage can be a difficult skill for students. These task cards provide great practice for students in grades 3-5. In this packet you will find: -A COLOR & BLACK/WHITE version of all materials -28 task cards, both fiction and non-fiction -2 choices of answer boar
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October Main Idea Task Cards: Common Core RI.3.2, RI.4.2, RI.5.2, RI.6.2
Celebrate October with 24 Informational Text--- October Themed--- Main Idea Task Cards for Common Core Standard RI.2.. Also included is a Main Idea Anchor Chart specific to Stated and Implied Main Ideas.Two styles of answer sheets: The first set has space for students to write the main idea of each
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Main Idea: Fiction {Includes Minilessons, Main Idea Sort, and Quiz}
Here is a 42 pg. Main Idea Fiction Pack to take you from start to finish teaching main idea in your class! Included is the following: *Main idea anchor chart *Main idea minilessons, including teaching main idea with pictures and a fairytale *Main idea sort (10 sorts included!) *Main idea quiz, inc
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Winter Main Idea Task Cards {Stated & Implied} 100% Common Core Aligned
Celebrate winter with this set of main idea task cards. Focus on Main Idea for Common Core Standard RI.2. Also included is a Main Idea Anchor Chart specific to Stated and Implied Main Ideas. Two styles of answer sheets: The first set has space for students to write the main idea of each task ca
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Main Idea and Summary for Non-fiction
Here is a main idea graphic organizer and summary page for a non-fiction text. This can be used with any non-fiction piece, and can be adapted for fiction as well.
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