This is a hands-on game your students can play to matching the main idea to supporting details.This engaging, educational game includes 36 game pieces (18 matches) and directions! Simply print and cut the game pieces (1 set for each pair or small group). Students turn all of the game pieces over,
Main Idea and Details: Bowling for Details GameCombine 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, rules
Main Idea and Supporting Details - an introductory activity.
This fun and engaging file folder game helps students gain a solid understanding of main idea and details. Students identify the main idea and then categorize the details in each sort.
This file folder game makes for an excellent literac
This fun activity is a perfect, fun, and quick way to practice connecting the main idea and supporting detail!
Just print! Give students a game board (there are 4). Call out the main ideas while students mark off details on their MAIN-O board! These are all informational main ideas and details.
Main idea and details are presented as a classic game of concentration with some learning involved. This simple game has main idea and detail cards to match. Simply print them on different colored paper and then cut them out. Students flip over a main idea and then try to find the matching detail
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)
If you haven’t already heard, “Brain Games” is a popular TV show recorded by National Geographic that demonstrates how the brain processes information. Get ready for some laughter and some questions from your curious students!
Part 1, 2, and 3 from my store are included in this resource!
Identifying the main idea of a text can be a difficult concept for young learners to grasp. That's why it's a good idea to introduce this concept with pictures first. The object of the game is to be the first player to find the four detail cards that match the main idea shown on the card.What's Incl
This product contains a Halloween game similar to I Have, Who Has based on the skill of Main Idea and Details. The purpose of this game is to help students identify the difference between the main idea of a selection and the details of a selection. Sample cards ask students to identify the details f
Hey, Whats the Big Idea? is an educational main idea and detail game. Once a topic strip has been chosen from one of 3 skill levels, players have two minutes to list as many details as possible. Each unique detail will earn a point. However, if details are organized under a main idea, they can ea
This game includes:
*number labels for envelopes or bags
*various sentence strips with one main idea & three supporting details
*recording sheet for main ideas
How to Play the Game:
1) Students read sentences in numbered envelopes.
2) Students work independently or in groups to
Main idea and details is one of the toughest concepts for students, but this game will give your class great practice and a better understanding of this skill. Simply cut out the main idea/detail phrases that go with each story and place them in an envelope or bag (with the story). Students must r
If you haven’t already heard, “Brain Games” is a popular TV show recorded by National Geographic that demonstrates how the brain processes information. In Part 1 of this resource, students will watch brief video clips from “Brain Games” and will be challenged to find the Main Idea. Not only that! Th
This can be used as an introductory activity or as a review to identify main idea and supporting details. Students will match supporting detail sentence strips to the corresponding main idea.
Students can be put onto teams to be completed as a relay race.
If completed in groups, this allows disc
Looking for a fun game to add to your English Language Arts centers?Something fun, easy to implement, and engaging for your small group work time?And do you need it to be ready right now??This Go Fish game is exactly what you need!!You and your students will love it! Go Fish using main ideas and sup
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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A game to sort sentences that belong to the same category, “main idea”, “supporting details” and “a non-example”.
In this activity students are not required to read a passage. They simply sort sentences within a set of five, trying to make sense of them and establish their meaning within a context.
If you haven't already heard, "Brain Games" is a popular TV show recorded by National Geographic that demonstrates how the brain processes information.
In this resource, students will watch eight clips from "Brain Games" and will be challenged to find the main idea. No only that! They'll
Main Idea and Details for little kiddies and younger children (Image sorting games)
This game is a very similar version of my Main Idea and Details K-2. Because of the selection of images used in this packet, the words vary from the original version without images.
Though similar products, they ar
A crazy twist on Tic-Tac-Toe with game cards! The game is played the same way as Tic-Tac-Toe; however, students must answer main idea and supporting detail questions before making a move. The twist is that there are cards that can cause players to have to lose a turn or remove pieces from the board.
Baseball: Main Idea and Details
This packet was created to enhance the concept of main idea and details. Combine the concept of main idea and details with an exciting game of baseball. Students draw baseball cards (details) to match with the bats (main ideas) to score points. The main ideas and
A game to sort words that belong to the same category, “main idea”, “supporting details” and “a non-example” for students in kindergarten through second grade that are able to read, or as an intervention tool in third and fourth grade.
In this activity students are not required to read a passage bef
This writing activity was made to complement First Grade Wit and Wisdom Module 2 but can work in any classroom! Students will be “main idea detectives” in this activity! Students pick a card and look at the picture details. They decide what the main idea that connects all the details is. They writ