What a "handy" strategy! Students complete the worksheet to discover the Main Idea of a reading selection. Printable poster is also for sale! Students complete all sections, then combine to make a sentence that states the main idea of any passage.
Save your valuable time and print these ready-to-use graphic organizers to assist your students in finding the main idea and details. Main idea graphic organizers help students isolate specific information to record as well as make decisions regarding its relevance, thereby increasin
MAIN IDEA GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS
This packet includes graphic organizers to use when discussing Main Idea in a Text for Fiction or Non-Fiction.
Includes: 4 Graphic Organizers: Main Idea, Supporting Details, Focuses
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Main Idea: Teach main idea and supporting details using a fun graphic organizer! If you're like me, you're always looking for fun graphic organizers and activities to help your students identify the main idea and details in a text! This popcorn themed graphic organizer is a helpful
Use this central ideal graphic organizer for scaffolding writing. Students learn to write a concise summary of a reading. Use for all of your students or as a differentiation for ESL, SPED, or in your bilingual classroom.
This graphic organizer helps to scaffold student’s thinking about what a st
Main Idea Graphic Organizers ready to use. These graphic organizers are perfect to teach your students how to break down the text and identify the most important parts. They can also be used prior to writing activities to help students create a structure for their writing piece.
Main Idea - Let your students join the adventures of these monsters by searching for the main idea and the supporting details! This graphic organizer will help your students organizer their thoughts to make your lesson a breeze.
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Main Idea Graphic Organizer - Full Page - King Virtue
A simple graphic organizer that helps students think about what they are reading. Understanding and being able to identify the main idea will help students better understand fiction and non-fiction texts. Great for content areas! This full-page
This pack includes 3 different graphic organizers that work with any nonfiction/informational text. Fourth graders will use any text to find main idea and up to 4 details from the text to support that main idea. It also includes a "table" interactive journal activity to show students how main ideas
This freebie has 2 graphic organizers- a nonfiction summarizing organizer and a nonfiction main idea and details organizer.
Please check out our blog to see ideas on how we used these.
These organizers came from our literature unit on Neil Armstrong. Check it
The purpose of this graphic organizer is to help students find the main idea. I designed the graphic organizer (with eight sections) for a second grader who was reading at a kindergarten level. The “Finding the Main Idea Graphic Organizer with Space for Drawings, Second Edition” includes a slightl
This 50 page pack contains a variety of graphic organizers, comprehension strategies focusing on identifying the main idea and key details. The flip-flaps are for use in interactive reading comprehension notebooks and can be printed. #tptdigital
*THIS RESOURCE DOES NOT CONTAIN TEXT PASSAGES. IT CAN
This is a main idea and details graphic organizer to be used with any story. Students will write the main idea on the turkey's body. Students will write the detials on the turkey feathers. Four feathers included in the pack for details but you can use as many or as few as you'd like.
Main Idea Graphic Organizer - King Virtue
A simple graphic organizer that helps students think about what they are reading. Understanding and being able to identify the main idea will help students better understand fiction and non-fiction texts. Great for content areas!
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Differentiated Main Idea Graphic Organizers - 4 total
Can be used for nonfiction and fiction text.
Can be reverted to Word to add text.
Great for learning stations, leveled groups, guided reading, and more!
If you are working on summarizing or main idea, with nonfiction texts, this is a fun topic: April Fools' Day!
* a one-page text (reading level grades 3-4)
* several different Summary planning sheets (graphic organizers)
* a worksheet to write a Summary on
* a Main Idea planning sheet
Use this graphic organizer across multiple content areas and grade levels. It can be used to scaffold for students or as a way to initially introduce the concept. It would work great at a center with a short story or specified text! In addition, it could also serve as an assessment for student skill
Wrap It Up! Summary Writing Digital Templates and Graphic Organizers
This product includes eight digital interactive notebook pages that teach students essential reading comprehension skills, summarizing text, writing a summary, and identifying he main idea. The included reading a
Add a little *Fall Flair* to your reading groups or centers with these Fall Themed Main Idea Graphic Organizers! These no prep easy to use graphic organizers would be great during independent reading time as well.
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These Graphic organizers were created for my writing station. After teaching and revisiting functional text, this gives students needed ongoing practice to help solidify skills.
One set is specifically designed for recipes (first 2 slides). It includes a sequencing chart, cause and effect practice
I created this graphic organizer to help my students identify the key information for examining the main idea of a text. I use this most often with my struggling readers. I have noticed that my students' abilities to summarize, analyze, and infer are significantly clearer when they work through this
Are you struggling to teach kids the concept of main idea? This resource will help you work on that!
It can be used in:
• Google Classroom
• Google Drive
• Google Slides
• Added as a link to Seesaw
Main Idea Graphic Organizers: Google Edition has 7 editable slides
Great for use with nonfiction text - students find the important idea in each section. What does each important idea have in common? Students form the main idea. Can be printed large on the plotter for minilessons or printed for individual or small group.
When teaching students to identify the main idea (central & key idea) we need to take time to make sure that students are able to differentiate between the topic, supporting details and main idea statement.
This powerpoint was created to show how an author writes a paragraph and builds it using
This a graphic organizer that I created for my students to use to help them pull out the main ideas from a variety of texts. I teach my students a 3 step method for finding Critical Main Ideas in texts. The 3 step method follows the A.P.E answer structure (Answer Prove Extend).
The basic framework
To say THANK YOU to all my TPT friends and followers I've created a bunch of $1.00 packets! This one centers on the reading skill of main idea and details. This 20+ page packet contains all sorts of graphic organizers aimed at helping your primary students master the main idea, or "big picture," and
This is a great printable organizer for students to use independently while reading, or to use in groups, or even cooperatively in pairs. Students are given a few hints to remind them how to find the Main Idea in what they read and they are then given the opportunity to write it down on the sheet.
“FOR EVERY YOUNG LEARNER” resources are designed to meet the literacy needs of every student. Within a classroom, there are inevitably a variety of literacy levels among students. I've witnessed students needlessly struggle when teachers provide instruction with a ‘one size fits all” resource that'
The main idea holds together all of the supporting details, just like an ice cream cone holds together ice cream. This organizer could be used to discover the main idea in a story or plot out a paragraph.
This graphic organizer can be used with any passage that has more than one main idea. This works especially well with nonfiction texts with multiple subheadings. It is a great way to introduce identifying multiple main ideas in a passage and organize all the supporting details. After taking notes, s
Cause and Effect is a text structure identified in the 3rd grade Common Core Standards. Students should be able to recognize this structure of text. It is necessary for students to consider when determining the main idea, another critical 3rd grade CCSS. This graphic organizer can be used to record
This product is designed for use in special education classes or any class needing materials differentiated. This packet reinforces literal main idea in a 2 sentence story. It gives practice in differentiating between detail information and the stated main idea in the paragraph.
What You Get
Help your students organize the main idea and supporting details while reading informational text with these fun graphic organizers.
12 graphic organizers
-- 1 Halloween-themed
-- 1 Thanksgiving-themed
-- 2 Christmas-themed
-- 1 Valentine’s Day-themed
-- 1 St. Patrick’s Day-themed
Main idea has always been a difficult skill for our students! We created this file to help our students break apart main idea and better understand how to identify and describe it! We really hope you enjoy this file and find it helpful in your classroom!
Included in this file:
I used this graphic organizer when closely reading an article explaining school uniforms, both the good and the bad. It could be applied to a story with multiple main ideas or adjusted to compare and contrast. Each section is clearly labeled and the placement of each piece was informed by the Make S
This resource collection contains 15 unique Main Idea graphic organizers in Color and a Black and White line art version of each for a total of 30 graphic organizers.
All pages measure standard letter size. ( 8.5 x 11 )
Because they aren't text specific they can be used for any text of your choice,
Download this graphic organizer to support your students as they develop main ideas for non-fiction writing or record an author’s main idea and supporting details while they read.
The organizer is a universal tool that can be used during shared and guided reading, or during independent reading/wri