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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
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Main Idea Games!
Build your students' skills in identifying the main idea with these three games and accompanying review worksheets. All three games have students practicing how to find the main idea, but each game works in a different way. All games incorporate visual and auditory skills--and fun! NOTE: This produ
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Main Idea Game
Main Idea Card Game! Help students understand the difference between main idea and details with a fun card game. Students use the clues (details) to infer the main idea. Who is This For? 1st - 4th Grade Students (Teacher directed game in 1st grade.) Teachers looking for ways to reinforce the the
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Main Idea Game - "Shoots and Ladders"
Main Idea is such a difficult skill for students! This game with task cards is a great way to provide students with opportunities for independent, partner or small group practice. This is a game based on the board game "Chutes and Ladders." If students land on a ladder they will go up and if the
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I Have, Who Has? Main Idea game cards
My students love to play I Have, Who Has? It is fun, interactive, and a crowd-pleaser! This springtime themed set is for finding the Main Idea. Students read a list of three words and decide what those words have in common. Who has A banana, an apple, and a grape? Hmmm. I have FRUIT! You got
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Main Idea Game
Engage your students in practicing MAIN IDEA with this incredible game! Inspired by Hope King's use of Jenga games in the classroom, students will use colored Jenga blocks while practicing their reading skills. Each colored block has six questions. When a student pulls a certain color, they must a
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Main Idea Madness Main Idea Game
As we all know main idea is very difficult to teach. Here is a game that can help students to determine the main idea of text. There are 26 main idea madness cards, scorecards, and a PowerPoint. This game works best when played as a whole group. The PowerPoint acts as the answer key. Have students c
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Idea principal y detalles - Juego para clasificar - Spanish Main Idea Game
Un juego para clasificar oraciones pertenecientes a las categorías de “idea principal”, “detalles” o “ejemplos que no corresponden”. En esta actividad los alumnos no requieren leer un pasaje antes de comenzar. Simplemente clasifican oraciones dentro de un grupo de cinco racionalizando el sentido y l
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Mystery Message Main Idea Game!
Wondering how to get your students to practice finding the main idea in a fun and engaging way? This activity allows students to access 16 different opportunities to identify the inferred main idea of a passage with the help of a buddy. When students identify the correct answers of the game, a "myst
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Main Idea Game
Main Idea and Details Game Activity- Your students are sure to love this doggie themed game! 40 main idea and details cards are included! Students determine the main idea of the group of items on each card. 2-4 players All you need are playing pieces and dice. Print the game board and main id
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QUESTIONS for MAIN IDEA GAME & SCOOT
Here are 30 questions for THE MAIN IDEA GAME & SCOOT (available Freebie in this store). The Main Idea Game is a strategy to increase Listening Comprehension Skills for grades K through Adult. The SCOOT is a game strategy to increase Reading Comprehension Skills for reading levels grade 4 throu
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Spanish & English Main Idea Games & Activities
This file includes: - A game to identify the details of 3 different main ideas and one irrelevant detail. The students need to color the details with the correspondent color. There are two Spanish and 2 English. The activities are different, not translations. As an extension, the studen
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Roll a Main Idea Game
Review different types of main idea questions with this game! It contains 16 main idea passage game cards that can be used over and over, a rolling die, and a box for storage. What Makes This Resource Unique and Helpful? Main idea questions can be posed in a variety of ways. Each side of the die
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Main Idea Game
This is a Reading Center for "Main Idea", have the students work in groups to figure out each main idea of each paragraph. This is a quick way to teach children to read careful and look for clues to be able to find the main idea of each paragraph.
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Main Idea Games
These Main Idea Games target reading strategies and comprehension. It includes 3 games (with a total of 126 game cards) which are differentiated for different reading levels or for scaffolding. The games are engaging for kids and time saving for you as a busy teacher! Here’s what’s included: 3 Co
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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 other 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 effect
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I have who has main idea game three
In this game, the student must identify the main idea for the given clue. This game can be played in small or large groups. By playing in smaller groups, each student has more cards. This raises the individual accountability, activity, time on task, and reinforcement opportunities per student.
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I have who has main idea game one
The student identifies the main idea related to three given words. This game can be played in a small or large group. By playing in smaller groups, each student has more cards. This raises the individual accountability, activity, time on task, and reinforcement opportunities per student.
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La Gran Idea- Main Idea game
In this game, students use background knowledge and association skills to figure out the common theme among the pictures.This game can be played as a whole group and then later set up in a literacy station for further practice. Its recommended to copy and make a set of the game cards on cardstock.
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I have who has main idea game four
The student must identify the main idea for the given clue. The game can be played in a small or large group. By playing in smaller groups, each student has more cards. This raises the individual accountability, activity, time on task, and reinforcement opportunities per student.
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Main Idea game!
This game is designed to introduce the idea of main idea to a whole group or could be used in centers. The cards will be sorted into 6 bags or small buckets ( the beach example is for the teacher to model). Students will work in a group to read the cards at that table and record what the main idea i
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I have who has main idea game two
The student must identify the main idea for the given detail. This game can be played in small or large groups. By playing in smaller groups, each student has more cards. This raises the individual accountability, activity, time on task, and reinforcement opportunities per student.
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Veteran's Day MAIN IDEA Game / activity
Veteran’s Day -Students read the paragraph THEN piece it together by answering MAIN IDEA and DETAILS -Finally, they can verbally discuss or write down on the ANSWER SHEET (provided) This packet includes: Veteran's Day INFORMATION TEXT 6 puzzle pieces with question/answers Answer sheet
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Main Idea Game and SCOOT!
This MAIN IDEA GAME & SCOOT is a good method and test strategy to increase test scores by determining the Main Idea of a passage. The MAIN IDEA GAME is a strategy to increase Listening Comprehension Skills and the SCOOT is a strategy to increase Reading Comprehension Skills. This method works
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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 mak
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Main Idea: 4th and 5th Grade
This Main Idea, Supporting Detail, and Summary Packet has reading comprehension worksheets, games, task cards, and graphic organizers to help your students master the concept of finding the main idea, using informational text. This packet of main idea activities is created for fourth and fifth gra
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Main Idea in a Bag: Hands-On Practice with 10 Social Studies & Science Card Sets
Main ideas and supporting details are HARD concepts, especially if you are stuck reading a long, boring article. :) So, when introducing main idea to my ‘BIG’ 5th graders it had to be interactive. In this hands-on resource, students work in pairs to differentiated between the topic, main idea, and s
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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 and Supporting Details: Comprehension Strategy Bundle
*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 - Jeopardy style game show
Main Idea Jeopardy style game show! Common Core aligned and excellent practice for your 2nd to 3rd Grade students. With 25 practice problems, in a game show setting, your students will get lots of review. Each question has three words common to each other. The student must say what the three wor
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Main Idea | Main Idea Activities
This Main Idea, Supporting Details, and Summary Packet for 3rd Grade is a 52 page set of worksheets, games, task cards and graphic organizers to help your students master the concept of finding the main idea using informational text. This unit is specifically created to target 3rd grade standards wi
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Main Idea Task Cards & Assessment
Finding the main idea of a paragraph is the focus of these task cards and assessments/worksheets. • Task Cards - Students read a paragraph on each card, choose the correct main idea, and record their answer. Includes 20 task cards, recording sheet, answer key. These can be used in literacy centers,
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Main Idea
Main Idea move over . . . this packet offers a new twist on the same old "central message" and "key detail" lessons. Jam packed with more than 70 pages of rigorous, meaningful, and fun centers, crafts, games, and practice pages, you'll have everything you need to tackle this common core standard!
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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 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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Finding the Main Idea Bundle - Differentiated Main Idea Activities and Lessons
This is a bundle of my 3 best selling main idea resources so you can save time planning lessons. Using this resource will help your students have a firm grasp on how to find the main idea and differentiate the main idea and supporting details. There are a huge variety of main idea activities, maki
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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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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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Reading Comprehension Passages ~ Main Idea & Sequencing
Reading Comprehension Passages These reading passages are perfect for a quick comprehension assessment! 30 passages are included in this set. All passages have simple sight words and decodable words with digraphs and blends. There are 5-8 sentences per story. They are perfect for beginning and stru
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Main Idea Kit for 3rd - 5th Grades
This Main Idea Kit targets reading comprehension and includes a huge set of differentiated activities for scaffolding. There are 5 passages (each in 3 different reading levels), 3 sets of task cards, 3 games, 3 sorts, and 3 matching activities. Everything you need is here in this time saving kit for
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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 Bundle (grades 2-3)
This bundle of engaging activities focuses on main idea and supporting details. Several items include test prep elements, because main idea tends to appear frequently on standardized tests. 27 practice passages are included in this bundle! The following list shows exactly what is included in the b
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Main Idea and Supporting Details Practice
This product contains 15 short passages for students to practice identifying the main idea and supporting details of a given text. There are 10 nonfiction passages and 5 fiction passages for extracting the main idea and supporting details. Nonfiction topics: -Trees help the environment -D
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Main Topic, Main Idea, and Key Details
This product has a week's worth of activities to do with your students. Main Topic, Main Idea, and Details can be a difficult skill for students to learn. I have made this product to be fun and engaging. Power Point Slideshow To introduce this concept, I have included a Power Point Slide show t
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Main Idea Task Cards (grades 4-6)
This set of 30 task cards is designed to provide students an opportunity to practice main idea test questions. Like most of my task card sets, I have included a bonus game-like answer sheet in addition to the more traditional recording sheet. I encourage you to take a peek at the PREVIEW!! It s
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Main Idea Nonfiction Passages and Activities
Big variety of differentiated intermediate level, Common Core aligned Main Idea and Details activities. Fascinating nonfiction stories, games, graphic organizers, posters and worksheets provide lots of step-by-step practice and reinforcement. You will find this product at a discounted price in ou
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Main Idea Craftivity or Literacy Center (grades 2-3)
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. The file contains two options for classroom use. Use it as a craftivity and it results in a creative bulletin board or school
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Task Cards for Main Idea for 3rd - 5th Grade
These 32 Main Idea Task Cards will help your students practice finding the main idea using informational text. Each task card has high interest, short informational text passage and asks students to identify the main idea. Topics include how potato chips were invented, the Mt. St. Helen's Volcano, n
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What's the Main Idea?
Are you looking for fun, hands on, engaging activities to teach main idea? This mini pack includes 3 activities that are perfect for the little ones. Here's a closer look at what is included: -On the Move: students work in groups to sort picture cards (details) and find the matching main idea. Opti
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Hands-On Main Idea:  Comprehension Manipulatives and Teaching Ideas
(Just updated) Have you ever wished that there were comprehension manipulatives just like math? Blocks, boards, and other resources are used to make abstract math concepts reachable for students. Now, there are reading manipulatives too! These manipulatives and teaching ideas have worked so wel
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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 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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