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Name the Main Idea - Short Passages - RI.2
Main Idea close reads for whole group and small group/independent practice. Each passage has a topic sentence and details, but is missing a main idea sentence. Students can identify the topic, use the details to determine the main idea, and create a main idea sentence. Students also identify the c
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Main Idea Reading Passages: Arctic Animals
This pack includes 10 Non-Fiction articles on the following animals:Killer WhaleEmperor PenguinSnow LeopardPolar BearArctic HareMoose WalrusSea OtterArctic FoxArctic WolfEach article includes text features, pictures, a short background on the animal, labeled diagrams of the animal, and main idea! C
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Main Idea Reading Passages: Variety of Animals
This pack includes 10 Non-Fiction articles on the following animals:Blue WhaleHippopotamusRavenCheetahSlothDung BeetleCobraBeaverGiant TortoiseOwlEach article includes text features, pictures, a short background on the animal, labeled diagrams of the animal, and main idea!Interested in this pack? Gr
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Main Idea and Detail Passages with Posters-Winter Weather Themed
This pack would be great to help students learn about main idea and supporting details. It contains a main idea anchor chart and a supporting details anchor chart. It also contains 4 short main idea and detail passages that can be used for instruction or short assessment. Your students will learn a
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What Is The Main Idea? Matching the main idea with the correct passage
In this activity, there are 5 short passages and 5 main idea’s in a word bank. Students will find and write the correct main on the line following the passage. To keep it challenging and make them really think, I referenced sharks in each passage. This is a great assessment for older grades and a
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Main Idea Reading Passages: Spring Animals ::FREEBIE::
This freebie includes 3 (MAIN IDEA) Non-Fiction Articles on the following animals/insect: - Humming Bird - Squirrel - Butterfly Each article includes a short background on the animal, labeled diagrams of the animal, and main idea! Can't get enough of this freebie? Check out these two products!
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Main Idea Practice Passages and Questions
10 short passages and main idea questions to go with them. Answers and explanations included.
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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

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Summarizing Task Cards: Informational Text Short Passages to Summarize
Each of these 24 Task Cards features a short, nonfiction paragraph. Students are challenged to summarize the paragraph in just twelve words or less. By presenting only one paragraph at a time, the often overwhelming task of summarizing becomes much more manageable. In addition, the word count limit

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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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Christmas Printables
This pack has tons of ready to go activities to use during the Christmas season. Included in this pack: ~4 inference sheets (short passage with chart to make inference) ~using quotation marks ~3 What's in Santa's Bag (inference) ~Needs and wants sorting sheet ~Read and Sequence: Santa's Visit ~2 Re
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Holiday Math and ELA Activities
This product has activities for math and language arts to use during this holiday season. The object of the game is to get your Santa dressed in his Christmas outfit before the other player. In order to do this, students will have to answer addition and subtraction problems, as well as determining
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Digital Interactive Notebook Bell Ringers and Templates to Build Your Notebook
9 Bell Ringer Templates + 10 Note-Taking Templates for building your own digital interactive notebooks on Google Slides. Bell Ringers Included: Making observations & inferences Determining main ideas from short passages and supporting with evidence Listing pros and cons Vocabulary word of the
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Main Idea Bell Ringers
This is a great application to use as bell ringers to get everyone settled in the classroom before the bell rings. There are short main idea passages with a comprehension question asking about the main idea of the short passage. There is also a joke of the day at the end of each bell ringer. Thes
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Main Idea and Details
Florida State Standards: Main Idea and Details standard 1.2 This Power Point can be used to help the students practice determining the main idea of a short passage and also identifying details. Some of the slides (the short passages) can be printed out so the students can highlight on the print-outs
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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

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Main Idea & Details in Nonfiction- 4th & 5th Grade RI.4.2/ RI.5.2
Reading comprehension passages and questions (multiple choice and short response) aligned to fourth and fifth Grade Common Core RI.4.2 and RI.5.2. Encourages students to use text evidence in their answers by color coding. Table of Contents*This product includes 12 leveled passages in the 4th-5th Gra

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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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Topic, Main Idea, Details Reading Comprehension- RI.2.2 & RI.3.2
Reading comprehension passages and questions (multiple choice and short response) aligned to 2nd & 3rd Grade Common Core standards RI.2.2/ RI.3.2. Encourages students to use text evidence in their answers by color coding. Levels are included for each text! Makes differentiation and scaffoldin

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Main Idea Practice Pages for Beginners
These main idea practice pages are perfect for main idea beginners! Each page includes a short, easy to read passage with 2 questions. The first question asks students to write the main idea. The second questions asks students to color the statement that supports the main idea (supporting detail)
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Main Idea and Details Nonfiction Reading Unit With Centers
This reading unit includes a PowerPoint, two interactive notebook activities, centers and three passages that can be used in reading groups or as assessments. The resources will help students to identify the topic, main idea and supporting details in nonfiction text.The unit is intended to be used o
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Main Idea and Supporting Details Passages and Activities
Your students will get plenty of practice identifying main idea and supporting details with this set of no-prep activities! There are 3 different types of worksheets included:SET A:Each page features a short informational passage. Students will read the text and then answer two text-based questions

Also included in: Reading Comprehension Skills Bundle 3rd Grade 4th Grade

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Main Idea with Supporting Details - Year Long Bundle - Winter Passages Included
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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Main Idea and Details Practice (Common Core)
*Updated 8.5.15! Brand New Look, Same Great Resource!* Main Idea can be tricky for some kids! I used these sheets for morning work and had my kids confident about knowing what the main idea of a story was. Watch my Main Idea preview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6gOMgtKDSQ Main Idea Meg
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