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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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Main Idea Passages 1st and 2nd Grade
Finding the main idea can be a difficult skill for children.This product contains 15 passages for students to practice finding the main idea. There are two sheets for each passage. The first sheet has the passage, a multiple choice question to find the main idea, and lines for students to write two
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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 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
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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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Finding the Main Idea with Supporting Details
Get 20 different non-fiction reading passages for students to use while they practice finding the main idea and supporting details. These high interest and engaging non-fiction topics make learning about main idea fun and interesting for students! Do your students need more practice finding the
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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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Finding the Main Idea with Supporting Details - Winter Passages
Get 20 different {winter-themed} non-fiction reading passages for students to use while they practice finding the main idea and supporting details. These high interest and engaging non-fiction topics make learning about main idea fun and interesting for students! Do your students need more pract
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Videos matching "main idea passages for third" (BETA)

This Main Idea Freebie is my holiday gift to you and will be available through December. I hope you love it as much as I do! Enjoy the Free "Holidays Around the World ~ Main Idea Worksheet" & video that explains how I use this type of resource in my classroom. This is a free sample similar to
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Determining the Main Idea, Task Cards and Assessment Option
These 8 reading passages are designed for 3rd grade or 4th grade students to read and determine the main idea. The practice is leveled so that one set of the reading passages has multiple choice answers, and the other set of task cards are free response (students must decide on the main idea indep
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Finding the Main Idea with Supporting Details - Year Long Bundle
Get 92 different seasonal and non-seasonal non-fiction reading passages for students to use all year long! These short non-fiction passages are the perfect teaching tool to use to reinforce the skill of finding the main idea and supporting details. The high interest and engaging non-fiction topics
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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 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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Finding the Main Idea with Supporting Details - Fall Passages
Get 20 different {fall-themed} non-fiction reading passages for students to use while they practice finding the main idea and supporting details. These high interest and engaging non-fiction topics make learning about main idea fun and interesting for students! Do your students need more practic
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Main Idea, Predictions, and Inferences Oh My! (Fiction Reading Passages)
There are twelve different fictional passages in this pack. Passages included: The Rescue When I Grow Up On the Hunt Rex’s Bone Our Class Pet Bunny Slipper Day New Neighbors Case of the Missing Pie Gone Fishing Finding Prince Charming Three Clean Pigs No More Monsters Under the Bed This pack includ
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Main Idea Worksheets
Finding the main idea and supporting details can be a difficult skill for children.This product contains 25 passages for students to practice finding the main idea. There are three sheets for each passage. The first sheet has the passage and 3 multiple choice questions. The second sheet has the pas
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Main Idea and Supporting Details: 11 Monthly Worksheets!
This set of engaging reading passages focuses on have students identify the main idea and supporting details within a reading passage. Main idea tends to appear frequently on standardized tests. Therefore, the worksheets feature multiple choice questions. Each worksheet focuses on a particular mon
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Finding the Main Idea with Supporting Details - Spring Passages
Get 20 different {spring-themed} non-fiction reading passages for students to use while they practice finding the main idea and supporting details. These high interest and engaging non-fiction topics make learning about main idea fun and interesting for students! Do your students need more pract
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Main Idea Cut and Paste Nonfiction Passages
This file contains 15 passages where students will find the main idea and two supporting details. The students will choose the correct sentence for the main idea and details and glue it in the correct spot. I have also included the same passages where the students will have to come up with the main
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Main Idea Task Cards Short Passages
20 short passages that will help your students master the skill of recognizing main ideas! CONTENTS: *20 Task Cards *1 Answer Sheet *1 Guided Answer Sheet *Main Idea definition poster in color + black and white *Answer Key *Main Idea Cover Task Card *Main Idea definition reminder cards for student
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Main Idea: Finding the Main Idea of Non-Fiction Texts
Finding the main idea and supporting details in non-fiction texts can be tricky for students. It takes regular exposure to multiple texts, rigorous questions, and a variety of strategies to help students become proficient in deciphering the main idea. Mastering the Main Idea for 3rd - 4th grade i
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Main Idea Task Cards
Here is a great way to practice Main Idea. This set comes with 30 task cards to use at a literacy center or for a 2-4 player game. Each task card has a short passage that students read and answer a multiple choice question about the main idea of the passage. All 30 passages are about the cats going
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Main Idea and Supporting Details 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th Grade (Central Message)
Main Idea: This main idea cootie catcher is a great way for students to have fun while finding the main idea of a passage. How to Play and Assembly Instructions are included. This activity has students reading 8 short and interesting informational text passages to each other and then asked to iden
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Main Idea and Details Bundle
Main Idea and Details Bundle! Save $$$! Teach, practice, and reinforce this Common Core reading skill. Seven (SEVEN!) main idea packets with a variety of themed and seasonal passages give you plenty of resources for practice finding the main idea and key details of a passage. Check out the Main Id
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Main Idea - Halloween - Common Core Aligned No Prep Resources
{Halloween, Halloween Main Idea, Halloween main idea and supporting details, Main Idea, Main Idea and Supporting Details} Main Idea and Supporting Details: Halloween Themed Passages and Resources - Common Core Aligned! Main Idea and Supporting Details can be a difficult concept for students to mas
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3rd Grade Reading Spiral Review | Reading Comprehension Passages | 3rd Quarter
This 3rd Grade Spiral Reading resource is perfect for Reading HOMEWORK, Reading MORNING WORK, or a DAILY READING REVIEW! These quality written passages and text dependent questions build in complexity each week, as more skills are introduced. All pages are 100% EDITABLE and easy to differentiate to
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Main Idea and Supporting Details Task Cards 3rd 4th 5th 6th Grade
These task cards are a great way for students to have fun while practice their skills with identifying the main idea of a passage. This activity has students reading 16 short and interesting informational text passages to each other and then asked to identify the main idea out of two possible cho
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Main Idea Test
13 questions all about main idea. The first 6 questions ask the students to read a passage and then select the main idea. There are questions asking students to pick the best title and also some simple true/false and multiple choice about supporting details and the meaning of main idea. Could be
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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 Task Cards or Worksheets (grades 2-3)
Are you looking for main idea practice for your 2nd or 3rd grade students? This resource comes in two formats: a main idea task card format and a main idea worksheet format. Format A: Eight passages are written as individual worksheets. (On each page, the questions are numbered 1, 2, and 3, so tha
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Main Idea and Supporting Details
This is a collection of 20 short reading passages written on a 2nd to 3rd grade level. Along with the passages are 20 worksheets. Each worksheet provides three choices of the main idea of the reading passage it goes with. However the student is required to go back to the text and find three detail
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Main Idea Interactive Notebook
This product features 21 pages designed to be used in an interactive notebook for the topic of main idea. It includes practice reading passages, several activities, suggested books and graphic organizers, and note taking pages. **See preview for examples and sample pages. The product includes pict
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Main Idea Puzzles
12 puzzles that help teach the concept of finding the topic, main idea, and details to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders. Color and black-and-white versions are available. Download the preview to see all 12 puzzles that are included. This is a great introductory lesson before using my main idea reading comp
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Main Idea and Supporting Details: Pumpkins
This pack would be great to help students learn about main idea and supporting details. It contains a main idea anchor chart that informs students about what the main idea is and how to find supporting details. It also has a pumpkin main idea graphic organizer to be used with any informational text
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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 and Details {Reading Comprehension Skill}
Anchor Charts Include: -What is Main Idea? -What are Supporting Details? -How to Find the Main Idea -Unimportant Details -Comparing the main idea & details to an ice cream sundae Worksheets Include: -Finding the main idea from 3 detail sentences -Adding a detail sentence -Crossing out an unimpo
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2nd Grade Reading Spiral Review | Reading Comprehension Passages | 3rd Quarter
This 2nd Grade Spiral Reading resource is perfect for Reading HOMEWORK, Reading MORNING WORK, or a DAILY READING REVIEW! These on-level passages and text dependent questions build in complexity each week, as more skills are introduced. All pages are 100% EDITABLE and easy to differentiate to fit yo
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Main Idea
These reading passages focus on one particular skill: Finding the main idea. These passages are ideal for first graders, second graders, struggling third graders, and intervention students. This pack includes: 1 poster8 stories with 3 response options for each story 2 graphic organizers that can b
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Main Idea BUNDLED
Reteach and reiterate main idea for your primary students over and over again throughout the ENTIRE school year with this bundle! It is now complete with a resource for every month--all full of challenging and engaging resources for your students! Please note: August-November will feature simplifie
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Google Drive & Google Classroom: Main Idea
These online reading strategy graphic organizers will get your students summarizing like pros in no time! They are reusable and easily adaptable to any book, text, or passage. They are 100% online and can be used on Google Classroom and Google Drive. These resources are part of my larger Google Dri
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Main Idea and Details PowerPoint Lesson
Identifying main idea and details is an extremely important reading comprehension skill to master. Helping your students master this will improve their understanding of both fiction and nonfiction literature. I use this PowerPoint lesson to introduce the skill to my 3rd graders. I have broken the sk
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Main Idea October
Need a fun, easy to implement way to introduce, practice, or review main idea? This resource is perfect for your primary students, and it allows them learn and practice main idea and supporting details skills in challenging and interactive ways! Please Note: August-November will feature simplified
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Tarjetas de trabajo: Idea Principal (Main Idea Task Cards Spanish)
You can be sure that these Main Idea Task Cards are grammatically and culturally correct as they have been translated into Spanish by a native-speaking, professional translator. Cada una de estas tarjetas de trabajo presenta un breve párrafo con un texto informativo (de no ficción) para ayudar a t
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Main Idea Bundle
This file is designed to address the reading skill of Main Idea! It features a 2-sided brochure that is printer-friendly and should be printed for students to use throughout the study of Main Idea. Students will use their brochure as they go through the Main Idea PowerPoint presentation which incl
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Main Idea December
Need a fun, easy to implement way to introduce, practice, or review main idea? This resource is perfect for your primary students, and it allows them learn and practice main idea and supporting details skills in challenging and interactive ways! Download the preview for more details! ●●●●●●●●●●●●●
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Main Idea Task Cards 2
These Main Idea cards feature short informational text (nonfiction) passages to help your students master this challenging reading strategy. The informational texts cover three interesting topics: artists, fossils, and the three branches of government. There are 12 cards with differentiated and sca
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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 - Christmas
{Main Idea, main ideas, main idea and supporting details, main idea and details, supporting details, main idea activity, main idea worksheets, finding the main idea, Christmas} Main Idea and Supporting Details: Christmas Themed Passages and Resources - Common Core Aligned! Subject: Main Idea and S
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Close Read to get the Main Idea ~ Christmas Edition
Close Read to get the Main Idea ~ CHRISTMAS Edition GREAT guided reading/close reading lesson for getting OBSERVED for grades 2- 5! This scaffolded writing activity is perfect for test prep! This activity also helps build fluency, comprehension and close reading and writing skills ~ for students
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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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Main Idea
{Main Idea, main ideas, main idea and supporting details, main idea and details, supporting details, main idea activity, main idea worksheets, finding the main idea} Main Idea and Supporting Details: Common Core Reading Passages and Activities Subject: Main Idea and Supporting Details Grade: Prima
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Main Idea and Details - Modified
27 small paragraph passages incorporating science and social studies. I created these passages to benefit and to aid in the success of my resource room and title students Students read (or teacher reads) and find the main idea and two details. Text is leveled for 2nd and 3rd grade gen. ed. and suppo
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