This is a 5 day unit for identifying main ideas and supporting details.
Throughout this unit, students will identify the main idea of a paragraph and learn strategies to help them decipher major supporting details versus minor supporting details within a paragraph.
Informative paragraphs are h
This fun activity is a perfect, fun, and quick way to practice identifying main ideas and details.
Print in color or black and white. Place a center or use with pairs. Students can play the game with a partner or use the recording sheet to match up pairs in a center.
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Week 1: Mini Lessons will focus on identifying a paragraph's main idea and supporting details. Students will learn to connect the supporting details back to the main idea as a strategy.
Week 2: Mini Lessons will focus on strategies to help students decipher between major supporting details and m
This unit is designed to provide you with five days of reading lessons around RL 1.1 and RL 2.1. The first three days include slide presentations that you may use for your minilessons on RL 1.1 and RL 2.1. The fourth day is included as a bonus for purchasing this bundle, and is a review of the fir
Are you looking for a strategy tool to help your students who struggle to identify the main idea and supporting details in fiction and nonfiction text? Check out the Two Column Notes Organizer! This product contains everything you will need to implement the two column notes organizer into your class
Students will identify the main idea and the details that support the main idea from among 9 sentences strips. They must find which detail does not support the main idea. Students will glue the supporting details on one side, and the main idea on the other side of the graphic organizer worksheet.
This PowerPoint Presentation could be used as a mini-lesson, introduction, or review of main ideas and details. The purpose of this presentation is to help students to identify the main idea of what they read. The first four slides explain the meaning of the terms "main idea" and "supporting detai
This PowerPoint introduces the idea of main idea and details to students who are either English learners at a beginner level or readers who are just starting to learn about main idea and details. The Power Point uses very short, easy passages for students to read and then asks students to choose th
Students will read a paragraph then (1) draw a box around the main idea, (2) underline the supporting details related to the main idea, (3) cross out unnecessary information, and (4) rewrite the paragraph.
This NO PREP activity is part of the Animals Building Homes NO PREP packet. Perfect for a bus
This product includes 5 texts about different types of community helpers. Each text is a paragraph and is accompanied with a main idea and details web.
Students are given a web with the main idea. Students should read the text and they should write details that support the main idea on the lines o
This powerpoint was created to aid educators in introducing the reading skill: Main idea and key details. The product has 18 slides that include the following information:
1. Daily objective
2. Definition of a Main Idea
3. Definition of Key Details
4. Key steps to finding the main idea
5. Key steps
High Interest Topic Practice Pages to help students with Main Idea and Details for Expository, Informational and Creative Writing.
~4 Different Activities with 2-4 practice pages each:
1. Read a short passage and create the Main Idea based on details given.
2. Locate the
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Have your students practice identifying main idea and details with this nonfiction passage. This activity is a sample freebie from my 10-page "Spring Has Sprung!" package. Visit my TpT store and buy the entire package for more spring-themed practice!
This includes 3 products total--an article on plants with in depth multiple choice questions and fill in the blanks as well as two other passages and graphic organizers (on Michelle Obama and types of weather) so that you can slowly scaffold the concept.
This correlates with 2.RI.2 and 3.RI.2 but c
A fun and engaging activity that asks students to look at articles about world hunger and identify main idea and supporting details. This activity includes an individual assignment, a cooperative poster activity, and a fun game at the end. Further lesson instructions provided within product. This is
THIS is the notetaking guide that teaches the PROCESS! Finding the topic is easy, main idea is hardest, and supporting quotes may or may not be supportive. Even-out students' skills in these areas with these practice pages.
Students will read ANY non-fiction text (article and/or book). Then they w
This activity can be used in many ways such as: centers, daily work, homework, for practice, assessments, and for exit ticket purposes. It includes five non-fiction passages with a graphic organizer included on the page. The graphic organizer requires students to identify the main idea of each parag
This packet includes a definition and examples of the concept of main idea and supporting details in a paragraph(s). Included in this packet are several different practice activities. Students are asked to choose the main idea out of given choices, as well as underline the supporting details. In an
This worksheet pack contains practice items for identifying main idea and supporting details first in sentences and then in short paragraphs.
The pack also includes a graphic organizer that can be used to identify and summarize main idea and supporting details from classroom texts (once the child
Teach students how to identify the main idea and supporting details of a paragraph/essay with the House Model!
The roof is like the main idea while the body of the house is the supporting details!
Two House Diagrams
Explains House Model and guides students on main idea and support
Based upon the Springboard into Comprehension Reading Strategies for levels 24 - 30. Poster includes a child friendly definition with an example and the difference between theme and main idea, plus a stylish modern design.
Available in a pack of 5 posters including the 6 Reading Strategies taught f
Students will read the sentences to determine which sentence is the main idea, which sentences are the supporting details, and which details do not belong. Students will be able to close read and use evidence to back up their findings. This activity gets straight to the point and can be used as a ce