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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 and Details
Main Idea and Details Activities - Main Idea Song, Anchor Charts, Foldable and Much More! This main idea and details packet is filled with many different ways for your students to practice these skills. The activities meet common core standards for several grades and can easily be differentiated f
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Main Idea and Details Activities - main idea and supporting details passages
Main Idea and Supporting Details Reading Passages (Non-Fiction) Students can practice identifying the main idea and details through color coding. This resource gives students multiple opportunities to practice recognizing text organization. When students can see the organization of a written paragr
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Main Idea & Details in Nonfiction- 4th & 5th Grade RI.4.2/ RI.5.2
Reading comprehension passages and questions (multiple choice and short response) aligned to fourth and fifth Grade Common Core RI.4.2 and RI.5.2. Encourages students to use text evidence in their answers by color coding. Table of Contents *This product includes 12 leveled passages in the 4th-5th

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Cracking the Classroom Code™ Main Ideas and Details Upper Elementary Escape Room
Will your class escape in time? Try this escape room style game with your students today! This is a fun game that is perfect for reviewing main idea and details. **This game is designed for upper elementary. The clues and puzzles are more intense, and the reading passages are 3 paragraphs, as oppos
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Main Idea and Details Practice (Common Core)
*Updated 8.5.15! Brand New Look, Same Great Resource!* Main Idea can be tricky for some kids! I used these sheets for morning work and had my kids confident about knowing what the main idea of a story was. Watch my Main Idea preview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6gOMgtKDSQ Main Idea Meg
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Topic, Main Idea, Details Reading Comprehension- RI.2.2 & RI.3.2
Reading comprehension passages and questions (multiple choice and short response) aligned to 2nd & 3rd Grade Common Core standards RI.2.2/ RI.3.2. Encourages students to use text evidence in their answers by color coding. Levels are included for each text! Makes differentiation and scaffoldin

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Main Idea and Details Resource
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 to
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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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Civil Rights Movement / Finding Main Ideas & Details w/ Summarizing
Black History Month - Civil Rights Movement Stories / Martin Luther King Jr. Unit that integrates the ELA literacy skills of Summarizing, Finding Main Idea and Details. 7 Reading Passages that are engaging for upper elementary and middle school. This unit provides the teacher with lesson plans, pa
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Main Idea and Details Task Cards {Reading Comprehension Passages & Questions}
This Main Idea Game can make practicing the challenging skill of identifying the main idea much more fun! Students will love learning how to find the main idea while reading weird and interesting food facts. This Main Idea Game contains 30 paragraph game cards and a game board to help students pr

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Hands-on Reading: Main Idea & Details
I am a believer in a hands-on approach to teaching. Students learn when they are deeply engaged in the learning process. But, what does it mean to be hands-on in reading class? From my experience with reading instruction, my students learn best when they are reading, talking about what they are rea
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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 - a file folder game, task cards, passages, a colorful poster, graphic organizers, and more! This comprehensive unit provides scaffolded resources in
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Main Idea and Details ( Multiple Paragraphs & Science Themed)
For these main idea worksheets, equip your students with highlighters to help them find the supporting details that support the main idea. Students will read multiple paragraphs and find the main idea of each one, as well as the entire passage. Encourage them to use the graphic organizers included t
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Cracking the Classroom Code™ Main Idea and Details Lower Elementary Escape Room
Will your class escape in time? Try this escape room style game with your students today! This is a fun game that is perfect for reviewing main idea and details. **This game is designed for lower elementary. The clues and puzzles are easier than the ones used the the upper elementary version of thi
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Main Idea and Details Mini-Unit
This set of 20 printable practice sheets, 3 graphic organizers, 2 anchor charts, and 2 interactive notebook templates is the perfect resource for teaching main idea and details! Two or more weeks of resources for implementing and practicing Common Core reading standards for main idea & details

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Main Idea and Details Craftivity- The Earth Foldable Book
Here's a hands-on, creative way to practice identifying the main idea and detail sentences! This is an engaging activity where your students match 3 details to the main idea. All of the main idea sentences are related to the Earth. These are the main ideas: Earth has a very specific place in the s

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Main Idea Details Table
Are you looking for a NEAT graphic organizer to help your students SEE the difference between Main Idea and Details. If so, then have your students create these Main Idea Details Table. The table concept shows them how the main idea needs supporting details similar to how a table needs its legs to s
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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 Details  FREEBIE:  Two Passages
This product contains two passages and a teaching poster that explains the ice cream cone analogy! For each passage, the students have to read the passage and then determine the main idea and three supporting details. They write their statements beside the ice cream cone (main idea) and scoops of ic

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Main Idea and Details Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions {Set One}
The concept of a main idea with supporting details can be tricky for young learners. These first grade reading comprehension passages are designed to help students become confident identifying the main idea of a text and understanding how details support the main idea. This file includes 15 shor

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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. “Rainy Day” Jou

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Main Idea and Detail Spiders
This is a hands on activity for students to demonstrate their understanding of main idea and details. RI.1.2 In this activity students read non-fiction texts about spiders and are then asked to sort the main idea from the 3 supporting details.
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Main Idea and Details - Differentiated Card Sort Activity
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 Reading Games | Reading Centers for Main Idea and Details
Do you need some engaging and low prep reading centers for main idea of nonfiction text? This resource includes 8 reading centers that your students will love! Click here to see more Engaging Reading Centers for Upper Elementary. This center resource contains eight reading centers to review and p

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Main Idea and Details Bundle
This activity is designed to teach the skill “Main Idea & Details”. There are many differentiated options and this activity can be used with grades 3-6, depending on your group. Here is what the bundle includes: Poster- explaining main idea and details. Graphic organizer- blank. Graphic organiz
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Main Ideas and Details in Nonfiction Text
This file contains everything that you need to start teaching students how to find topics and main ideas. Two PowerPoints, multiple practice pages, and a detailed teaching guide will help you to guide students to a strong understanding of main ideas, topics, and details. The Teaching Guide includes
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Gobbling Up Main Idea and Details FREEBIE
This writing craft will get your kids excited about reviewing main idea and details all while getting into the Thanksgiving spirit. Students will write the main idea on the body and details on the turkey's feathers. It can be used with any story. They also make a great bulletin board display. If yo
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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 & Details-FREEBIE Listening Comprehension-Reading Comprehension
Here are 2 cute visuals for main idea and details. They go with my TpT printable activity to target instruction on determining main idea . Thanks for checking this out! Please check out my other great items!
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Main Idea & Details Game
This game includes: *number labels for envelopes or bags *various sentence strips with one main idea & three supporting details *recording sheet for main ideas *answer key How to Play the Game: 1) Students read sentences in numbered envelopes. 2) Students work independently or in groups to
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Main Idea/ Details Graphic Organizers
This includes 4 half sheet graphic organizers for main idea and details. Great for reading journals and independent practice.
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Main Idea and Details - Practice Pages for Primary Students
Main idea and details are super fun with these hands-on cut and paste and coloring activities. If you love my other main idea and details product ( Main Idea and Details ) you will love this one too! Check out the preview for details of the activities included. Included: - 6 stories for reading a
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Solar System Non-Fiction Reading Comprehension and Main Idea & Detail Practice
In this activity, students will read a passage and identify details that appropriately complete the given webs. This worksheet was designed specifically to target the following skills: - Refer to Explicit Details (RI.4.1) - Conducting research (W.4.7) - Organizing Information/Text (W.4.4) - Gath
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Main Idea and Details Teaching Bundle
This teaching pack combines my best-selling main idea items. It takes a new approach to learning main idea, starting with pictures and moving into text. Originally designed for my 4th grade ESOL students, these materials have been used with success in mainstream and ESOL classrooms in grades 3-8. Wi
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Main Idea & Details Activity
Struggling with making main idea and details relevant to your students' lives? Try out this fun, hands on activity that involves brown paper bags and real world artifacts you can find around your own house. The materials included in this activity are: lesson plans for teachers, example paragrap
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Main Idea - Details Practice Page
This worksheet provides students with practice identifying the topic, topic sentence, and supporting details in five high-interest paragraphs. An additional bonus activity is included as an extension for fast-finishers or advanced learners. A scaffolded version of this worksheet identifies the
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Pet Animal Themed Main Idea and Details Practice
This main idea resource includes 20 pet animal themed main idea reading passages in 3 FORMATS. It contains a multiple choice, task card, and writing response format for EACH reading passage. The reading passages provide fun facts and information on common pet animals. This content will challenge
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Main Idea and Details  Reading Passages with Questions
Main Idea and Details Strategy Pack This 86 page nonfiction reading strategy pack is loaded with relevant science content, written comprehension questions, graphic organizers, great close reading passages, and printables! Why will you L*O*V*E this pack? If you are thinking that conducting cl
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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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Main Idea and Details: Activities, Games, & Graphic Organizers
This 30 page packet contains everything you need to teach main idea and details for students of various ages! It includes creative and unique activities that make learning about main idea and details fun! The packet includes: -6 Main Idea Graphic Organizers (2 that include text evidence) -3 Multi-
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Main Idea and Details Bundle
Main Idea and Details Bundle! Save $$$! Teach, practice, and reinforce this Common Core reading skill. Eight main idea packets with a variety of themed and seasonal passages give you plenty of resources for practice finding the main idea and key details of a passage. Check out the Main Idea and De
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Idea principal - Main Idea and details Task Cards - Spanish
Idea principal y detalles: Este producto fue creado pensando en diferenciar la instruccion debido a que en nuestras clases tenemos estudiantes con diferentes niveles academicos. Este producto consiste de 8 parrafos donde el estudiante puede encontrar la idea principal de dos diferentes maneras. 1)
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Main Idea and Details: Fall
Fall: Finding the Main Idea Printables! This fall/autumn themed finding the main idea resource provides practice at your fingertips with 10 printable main idea/details informational passages, 3 graphic organizers, 2 anchor charts, and 2 interactive notebook templates for teaching main idea and detai

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Main Idea and Details Organizer FREEBIE
Help your students identify the main idea and details of a paragraph or text with this organizer. The organizer aligns with the Common Core State Standards for ELA, specifically: •CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the
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Main Idea and Details Interactive PowerPoint and Worksheet
Filled with animations, quizzes, and interactive portions, this highly interactive PowerPoint uses a pizza crust and toppings analogy to teach kids step by step how to find the main idea and details beginning with picking topic words and building up to finding main idea sentences in stories. Your st

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Main Idea and Details:  Bowling for Details Game
Main Idea and Details: Bowling for Details Game Combine the concept of main idea and details with an exciting game of bowling. Students select bowling balls (main ideas) and draw pins (details) to score points. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding the history, game, rul
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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 &amp

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20 Main Idea & Details ELA Reading Drills (63 Questions|Common Core Aligned)
Arm your students with the skills they need to tackle any main idea or detail-related question with these 20 ELA simulated reading drills! Each drill takes approximately 5 minutes to complete and has at least 3 questions. All drills include helpful tips, and are fantastic for: - ELA reading test
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Main Idea and Details
This finding the main idea resource provides practice at your fingertips with 10 printable main idea/details informational passages, 3 graphic organizers, 2 anchor charts, and 2 interactive notebook templates for teaching main idea and details! ***All new passages! Not found in any of my other reso

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Topic, Main Idea, Details, and Paraphrasing Bundle
PLEASE READ: This bundle includes PDFs with my Paraphrasing State Research product and my Main Idea, Topic, Details product (see links above). If you purchased any of the listed products, this bundle includes the same files. This bundle contains my materials for teaching topic, main idea, and detai
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Main Idea and Details ~ NO PREP
Teaching students to identify main idea and supporting details can be tricky. I have scaffolded this unit to gradually release the responsibility to your students with 23 engaging activities. What is included? *5 activities where the students are given the main idea and they must sort the relev
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