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Main Idea Centers - Main Idea Games - In Nonfiction / Informational Text
This 31 page resource contains 3 main idea center activities for you to use in your classroom. These games are an engaging, hands on way to help your students be better able to differentiate between main idea and supporting details in nonfiction / informational text. Save over 20% when you buy th

Also included in: Finding the Main Idea Bundle - Differentiated Main Idea Activities and Lessons

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Winter Main Idea Center
In this winter themed main idea center, students read each short story and then after determining the main idea, they record it on the recording sheet. 8 short stories are included in this center. Follow me here & on Facebook: Stuckey in Second
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Guess the Main Idea Centers
This is a set of 6 file folder center games. Each center has a set of pictures for the students and a graphic organizer. Students will look at the pictures and determine what the main idea (category) is for the pictures. Then students will choose individual items for the details. Students can write
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Main Idea Centers All Year Long
This pack includes 14 themed centers for practicing Main Idea all through the year! Each station comes with two sets of cards (main idea and support details) and a graphic organizer to show work. Answer keys are provided for you! Themes include: -Camping -Duck Dynasty -Pirates -Back to School -Fall
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Main Idea Center
Main Idea Center, simply have students select a picture and answer 4 simple main idea questions about the picture.
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Thanksgiving Main Idea Center
Want to keep your little turkeys engaged but still want meaningful activities? Grab this engaging Thanksgiving Main Idea Center! This product is included in the Thanksgiving Games and Activities Mega Bundle What's Included? Thanksgiving Main Idea Style *Students sort through thanksgiving themed
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Main Idea Center - Editable and Differentiated
Editable Hands-On activity provides practice and reinforcement of main idea in fiction and nonfiction. Great practice for individual students or partner work! This Main Idea Center is Editable for YOUR class and YOUR stories! Allow students to design their own main idea and details for a personaliz

Also included in: Main Idea Passages and Center BUNDLE

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Main Idea Center (Pre/Post)- Core Connections
I use this as a literacy center activity (or workshops, as we call them at my school) to show students how to add on to what they already (think they) know about main idea. Most of the time students will identify the topic as the main idea of a text. After attending Core Connections trainings, I hav
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Thanksgiving Themed Main Idea Center
This interactive literacy center is perfect to reinforce main idea skills with a Thanksgiving theme. Students look for 3 details that support the main ideas. The details are on different colored candy corns and the main idea is written on turkeys. This also includes a recording sheet for students
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Main Idea Center Resource
What a resource this has been! When I created this, I was looking to construct something that would help my students come up with the Main Idea of a story.....a concept they have struggled with. This has worked wonders. You can put these at a center or even buy a trifold board (like I did) and pl
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Main Idea Center- Core Connections
After attending a Core Connections training, teaching main idea to my students makes SO much more sense! This is a practice sheet that I use in centers and then check in small group. Check my store for the workshop that precedes this one. I leave colored pencils out for students that use the colors
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Main Idea Game | Main Idea Center
This Main Idea Game will help your students master the tricky but very important reading skill of identifying the main idea from supporting details, while using a fun game format. The game format is engaging for students, but easy to prep and manage for the busy teacher. The game is an effective too
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Main Idea Task Cards: Differentiated with stated and non-stated topic sentence
Each of these Main Idea cards features a short informational text (nonfiction) passage to help your students master this challenging reading strategy. The 48 cards are divided into two sets of 24 cards each for differentiated learning. The paragraphs on Set 1 begin with a topic sentence, which makes

Also included in: Main Idea Task Cards and Digital Boom Cards Bundle

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Main Idea vs. Theme Task Cards
Main Idea vs. Theme? Engage your students in understanding the difference between the main idea of a story and the theme of a story with these 16 unique, DIFFERENTIATED task cards! *This is the original Main Idea vs. Theme resource!* The cards include 16 original stories. Set #1 includes a prom

Also included in: ADVANCED Reading Skills Task Card Bundle

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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

Also included in: Reading Skills Bundle with Reading Comprehension Passages

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Informational Text Response (Non-Fiction Text Features Main Idea) Any Text
FREE GIFT with purchase! To show my appreciation this Informational Text Response sheet now includes a fun Dice Response game that can be used in conjunction with this sheet after your students complete the non-fiction reading!Both of these tools are intended to be used again, and again, and again!
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Main Idea Task Cards
A set of 52 Differentiated Main Idea Task Cards with activity sheets and main idea statements for easy differentiation. 32 Paragraph Task Cards and 20 Picture Task Cards. 16 Non-Fiction Paragraph Cards 16 Fiction Paragraph Cards 20 Picture Cards There are 32 paragraph scenario cards to use for ge

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Main Idea Games | Main Idea Activities | Main Idea Center
This Main Idea Game will help your students master the tricky but very important reading skill of identifying the main idea and supporting details, while using a fun game format. The game format is engaging for students, but easy to prep and manage for the busy teacher. The game is an effective tool
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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 and Supporting Details Passages, Worksheets, and Graphic Organizers
How many times are students asked to identify the main idea in a reading passage? You would think that they would be masters at finding the main the idea by now. However, many students still struggle with identifying the main idea and supporting details in their reading (and many teachers are in s

Also included in: Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions SUPER BUNDLE - 6 Mini-Units

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Main Idea and Supporting Details
*Now part of a Comprehension Strategies Mega-Bundle* SAVE here: Comprehension Strategies Mega-Bundle Identifying the Main Idea is such an important skill, but can sometimes be hard for young learners to grasp. This interactive PowerPoint introduction and engaging follow-up activities not only make

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Main Idea & Supporting Details - Close Reading Passages with Graphic Organizers
This Close Reading Main Idea resource contains high interest informational passages, graphic organizers, and performance tasks for research. You will also receive a link to view a teaching video and student discussion video. Photos and passages are also included in a .ppt format that can be projecte

Also included in: Main Idea Bundle of Resources

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Reading Comprehension Passages & Questions {Theme, Main Idea, Summarizing}
This Reading Skills Games Bundle II contains seven different board games to help students practice main idea, theme, drawing conclusions, summarizing non-fiction, summarizing fiction, quoting, and paraphrasing. Students will have a blast as they practice these key reading skills in a fun and engagi
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Main Idea & Supporting Details Activity
This is a fun and hands on activity I used with my students to help teach Main Idea. Included in this product you will find picture cards to create ten Main Idea bags. Place the supporting detail cards in a paper bag for each Main Idea. Students use the picture cards to identify the topic and Mai
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