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Main Idea and Details Game - Common Core Aligned
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
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Main Idea and Detail Game - Hey, What's the Big Idea?
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
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Iditarod:  Main Idea and Details Game
Iditarod Race: Main Idea and Details Activity Reinforce the concept of main idea and details while gaining miles for the Iditarod Race. Students select Husky cards (main ideas) and draw dogsleds (details) to accumulate miles. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding facts abou
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Main Idea and Detail Game
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
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Halloween I Have, Who Has Main Idea and Details Game
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
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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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What's On Your Table? Main Idea and Details Game
Thanksgiving time is here and its time to eat all kinds of yummy foods. In this game students get practice identifying the main idea and details of different paragraphs. While they are doing this they are also building the perfect Thanksgiving dinner to have on their table this year. At the conclus
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Give a Dog a Bone- Identifying Main Ideas and Details Game
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. Find this also in my RANDOM
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First to Four!  Super Heroes Main Idea & Details Game
This is a game I call "First to 4." I have struggled to get my second graders to understand the difference between topic and main idea. Moreover, I have struggled to get them to understand that details need to match/support the main idea. They can usually figure out the main idea on their own, bu
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Baseball:  Main Idea and Details Game and Activities
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
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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 Details Activity: Main Idea Reading Game
Main idea is such a challenging skill to learn, but this Main Idea Game can make it 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 practice
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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:  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 I Have Who Has Game
This game contains 28 cards related to main idea and details. This is a great activity if you are looking for an opportunity to engage your entire class! Each card lists 3-4 details, and the students must listen carefully to decide if they have the main idea for those details phrases. I have used s
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Main Idea and Details Slam Dunk
Main Idea and Details Slam Dunk Combine the concept of main idea and details with an exciting game of basketball. Students draw basketball cards (details) to match with hoops (main ideas) to score points. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding the history, game, rules, etc.
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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: 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: 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 Literacy Centers
Main Idea and Details 2 Main Idea and Details Sorts with recording sheets 2 Main Idea and Details Cut and Paste 1 Halloween Summary Writing Create Your Own Details (I am a Good Student) Create Your Own Details (I Work on a Farm)
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Main Idea and Details Sports Themed Bundle
Main Idea Sports Theme Bundle – 43 pages Basketball, Football, and Soccer Main Idea and Details Combine the concept of main idea and details with a sports theme. Students draw detail cards to match with main ideas to score points. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding the
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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 Mega-Pack (Includes 10 Centers!)
I'm so excited to have compiled all of these resources into one place! This mega-pack includes EVERYTHING that I have created over the last few years to practice Main Idea and Details (and Main Topic and Key Details)! This is literally PACKED with products! PLEASE SEE PREVIEW AND LIST BELOW FOR A L
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Main Idea and Detail Assessment for 4th Grade (CCSS aligned!)
This is an original assessment I created to test my students’ level of understanding regarding the common core standard on identifying the main idea and supporting details in information text. (RI.4.2. Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details) This 15 point,
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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 - Sorting Game
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.
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Main Idea Mayhem Game Common Core Aligned
This fun game helps students review and practice their understanding of main idea. The 13-page packet includes student directions, 24 main idea question cards, and a game board. The questions require students to: -identify the main idea from a passage -identify details that support a given main id
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Main Ideas and Details: AFRICAN SAVANNA & ANIMALS BUNDLE {60 pages}
Main Idea and Details: African Savanna & Animals Bundle – 60 pages African Savanna ~ elephants ~ giraffes ~ zebras Combine the concept of main idea and details with an African Savanna & Animals theme. Students draw cards (details) to match with game boards (main ideas) to score points. The
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Main Idea and Details Soccer
Main Idea and Details Soccer Combine the concept of main idea and details with an exciting game of soccer. Students draw soccer cards (details) to match with goals (main ideas) to score points. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding the history, game, rules, etc. of soccer.
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Character, Setting, Main Idea, Details, and Prediction Centers
This packet includes resources to use for literacy centers. Each game comes with a recording sheet. Included Games are: Character and Setting Sort Character and Setting Match Character and Setting Cut and Paste Doggie Bone Plot Sort Doggie Bone Summary Main Idea and Detail Sort (Teacher and Firefigh
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Main Idea:  Wrangling Main Idea and Details
Wrangling Main Ideas and Details Reinforce the concept of main idea and details with this cowboy themed activity. Students match main idea and detail cards on game boards. The main ideas and details are interesting facts about cowboys. When the game is over, students will complete the paragraph work
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Christmas Main Idea Detail - I Have Who Has Game
Try out this whole group Christmas themed Main Idea and Details I Have Who Has game. Each card has a topic that students will read. Another person will have a detail that corresponds with that Main Idea Topic For example: 1st student: I have the 1st Card...Who has the topic of candy cane? 2nd s
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Camping Main Idea and Details
HI! This language packet includes 12 camping stories, a main idea and details template, and a double-wide board game. Story topics include: how to make s'mores, setting up a tent, hiking, finding a campsite, water activities, bugspray, and more! Your students will have a great time racing around t
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Winter Main Ideas, Details, and Sequencing
This activity includes 8 winter themed stories. Each story includes six parts. To prepare: Print and cut apart all story cards. Laminate for durability, if desired. Mix up story cards, but keep the sets together. (In other words, scatter the snowman cards, but don’t mix the snowman cards with the s
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Main Idea and Details: Football
Football Main Idea and Details Combine the concept of main idea and details with an exciting game of football. Students draw football cards (details) to match with goal posts (main ideas) to score points. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding the history, game, rules, etc
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Main-O!- A Main Idea and Details BINGO Game!
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.
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Main Idea and Details
This printable resource will help you introduce main idea and details to your students. Students will enjoy the puzzle piece match up game as a whole class or as a reading center activity. You can use the cut and glue page and exit tickets as formative assessments. This resource includes: 2 mini po
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Fun ACT Reading Basics Assessment: Main Idea, Detail, and Word Meanings
This excerpt from "Fun ACT Prep: Skill by Skill" is an assessment passage scaffolding the skills of Main Idea, Supporting Details, & Word Meaning. The passage is an original prose piece of ACT reading level with ACT-style questions covering the three topics from the "Reading Basics" section of t
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Differentiated Main Idea and Details
This activity pack include 20 passages with a range of topics including video games, pets, maps, railroads, and many others. Each passage is differentiated in the following way: LEVEL 1: Students independently determine the main idea and three details. LEVEL 2: Students determine the main idea fr
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Thanksgiving Main Idea Detail - I Have Who Has Game
Try out this whole group Thanksgiving themed Main Idea and Details I Have Who Has game. Each card has a topic that students will read. Another person will have a detail that corresponds with that Main Idea Topic For example: 1st student: I have the 1st Card...Who has the topic of Family 2nd stu
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Main Idea and Details PK-1 - Sorting Games with Pictures!
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
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Thanksgiving- I Have, Who Has Main Idea and Details
This product contains a Thanksgiving 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 detail
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Main Idea and Details K-2 - Sorting Game
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
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Main Idea and Details Box of Chocolates Reading Craftivity!
This fun reading craftivity is sure to motivate your students to identify the main idea and details about the story! Have students read or listen to a story. I like having my students use their basal text, leveled reader, or a Valentine's Day story that I read aloud to the class during the month of
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Main Idea and Details: ELEPHANTS
Combine the concept of main idea and details with ELEPHANTS. Students draw cards (details) to match with game boards (main ideas) to score points. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding the elephant’s trunk, size, socialization, food and calves. Students will record scores on
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DUAL LANGUAGE Main Idea and Details Plus Odd-Man-Out - Sorting Game
A game to sort sentences that belong to the same category, “main idea”, “supporting details” and “a non-example” in both English and Spanish. 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 thei
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Literacy Centers Pack- Main Idea & Details, Future Tense Verbs, Prefixes 3-4
Color & Printer Friendly Black/White versions included This packet includes 3 centers: Main Idea and Detail Match Prefix Match Verb Sort All three include accountability sheets! Posters/Skill sheets included to explain each skill **Please note, if you purchase my 3rd grade WONDERS packets, y
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Christmas- I have, Who Has Main Idea and Details
This product contains a Christmas 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
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Main Idea and Details: Ice Hockey
Main Idea and Details Ice Hockey Combine the concept of main idea and details with an exciting game of ice hockey. Students draw hockey cards (details) to match with goal nets (main ideas) to score points. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements regarding the history, game, rules, etc.
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Winter Main Idea Detail - I Have Who Has Game
Try out this whole group Winter themed Main Idea and Details I Have Who Has game. Each card has a topic that students will read. Another person will have a detail that corresponds with that Main Idea Topic. This activity includes a variety of winter words including: snowman, mittens, ice skating,
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Main Idea and Details Activities Pack
Are your students needing a little extra help or reinforcement with main ideas and details? This main idea and details activity and game packet will add some fun to the learning! Included in this packet are the following items: **Main Idea and Detail Anchor Posters **Main Idea and Details Board G
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Main Idea and Details - The Ancient Egyptians
Combine the concept of main idea and details while learning about the ancient Egyptians. Students draw pyramid detail card to match with main ideas. The main ideas and details are nonfiction statements about the Nile River, pyramids, mummies, pharaohs, and amulets. Students collect scarabs while pla
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