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How to Find the Main Idea
This 11 slide PowerPoint presentation introduces strategies for finding the main idea sentence of a paragraph. It gives strategies for finding an umbrella statement, using the topic to guide you, and using key words to find the main idea. Strategies for making sure you have found the correct senten

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How to Find Main Idea & Supporting Details, How to Write a Summary
I used this resource as an introduction of Main Idea, Supporting Details, and Summary. It includes the specific questions to answer when finding/writing each. Drill these questions and your students will likely know how to determine the difference between the three.
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How to Find the Main Idea Reading Strategy Poster
When a child is reading, it is essential that they be able to find the main idea of a passage. Knowing how to find the main idea of a passage helps readers remember important information. The main idea of a paragraph tells the topic of the paragraph. The topic tells what all or most of the sentence
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How to find the Main Idea
Poster or visual for How to find the Main Idea in a text book. More of a girly color scheme, if you want a more masculine you can find that one on my page as well.
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How to find the Main Idea
Poster or visual for How to find the Main Idea in a text book. More of a masculine color scheme, if you want a more feminine you can find that one on my page as well.
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How to Find the Main Idea: Strategy Sheet for Intensive Middle School Readers
Print this sheet as a poster and hang in your room; or print individual copies for students to refer to at their desks. Finding the main idea from a multiple choice list can sometimes be confusing. This simple 4-step strategy provides students with a way to narrow down their choices as they read c
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Finding the Main Idea with Supporting Details
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! Do your students need more practice finding the

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Finding the Main Idea Bundle - Differentiated Main Idea Activities and Lessons
This is a bundle of my 3 best selling main idea resources so you can save time planning lessons. Using this resource will help your students have a firm grasp on how to find the main idea and differentiate the main idea and supporting details.There are a huge variety of main idea activities, making
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Finding the Main Idea with Supporting Details - Winter Passages
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 for students! Do your students need more pract

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Finding the Main Idea with Supporting Details {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 and othe
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Finding the Main Idea with Supporting Details - Winter Passages {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 entire
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Finding the Main Idea with Supporting Details - Spring Passages
Get 20 different {spring-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 for students! Do your students need more pract

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Finding the Main Idea with Supporting Details - Fall Passages
Get 20 different {fall-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 for students! Do your students need more practic

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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 information
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Finding the Main Idea with Supporting Details - Christmas Passages
Get 12 different {Christmas-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 for students! Do your students need more pr

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Finding the Main Idea - Interactive Notebook - 3-Days of Fun Lesson Plans
Finding the main idea in a reading passage is one of the fundamental skills of a reader. That’s why it is essential to give students an opportunity to learn HOW to do just that! This interactive notebook resource is designed to help students practice and master the skill of identifying the main id

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Finding the Main Idea: GIST Summarizing for 6-10 Graders
Summarizing is such a difficult skill for students. This is a 2-week mini-unit on summarizing and finding the main idea (called finding the GIST) with expository text. I have used this in my classroom for the past 5 years, and students find this worksheet exceedingly helpful in scaffolding their ac
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Finding the Main Idea Lesson Pack
Help students identify the theme by finding the main message of classic Aesop fables supported by text details. Students will learn how to construct an open response answer. Included is the unit plan with 8 detailed lessons. Lessons include Modeled, Shared, Guided and Independent activities. St
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Finding Main Idea and Details-Bags!
Here is a fun activity for students to practice finding the main idea and supporting details that uses a bag filled with different items. The students have to think about how the items relate to one another and what the main idea would be of all of the items together. This can be done large or sma
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Finding the Main Idea - Learning Take Out - Task Card Activity
Learning Take Out Finding the Main Idea Learning Take Out is a HUGE hit in my classroom, and I have a feeling your students will love it too! With Learning Take Out students are super engaged while practicing and targeting specific ELA skills. It includes a mini-lesson to help students build back

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Text Evidence and find Main Idea: Winter Animal Edition
{text evidence, using text evidence, main idea, main ideas, find the main idea, text evidence activities} Prove Your Answer- Using Text Evidence and Finding the Main Idea: Winter Animal Edition Are you looking for ways to help your students use text evidence to support their answers to comprehensi
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Finding the Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Texts Lessons...Awesome!
These three lessons are perfect for both whole group and small intervention groups. It walks the students step by step on how to find the main idea in a nonfiction text by looking for key words within the text. In each lesson, students color code important key words, which helps them to visually s
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Finding the Main Idea & Important Details: POKE Activity
Thanks for viewing this product! This product includes 16 short, nonfiction passages with questions that focus around the main idea skill. The questions range from directly asking what the main idea is, to having students dig a little deeper and examine best titles for passages, which detail from th
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Finding the Main Idea Graphic Organizer with Space for Drawings, Second Edition
The purpose of this graphic organizer is to help students find the main idea. I designed the graphic organizer (with eight sections) for a second grader who was reading at a kindergarten level. The “Finding the Main Idea Graphic Organizer with Space for Drawings, Second Edition” includes a slightl
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