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Main Idea Strategy MiniPack
Main idea is an important part of comprehension! This product is designed to support students in finding main idea. Teacher pages explain how to use the gradual release model to help students move from learning the new strategy to supported practice to independent practice. Included in this product.
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Main Idea Strategy Handout:   See Both the Forest and the Trees!
This handout is a quick reference sheet for students to help answer questions from the Reading Applications benchmarks based on the FCAT Test Specifications, but can be used to help students on any standardized test! The handout includes information on... Relevant Details Main Idea Text Patterns
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Main Idea - Strategies
With so many questions on standardized tests, in workbooks, and in textbooks requiring students to identify the main idea, there are surprisingly few resources about teaching skills and strategies on how to find the main idea. Instead of reading passages and questions to practice finding the main id
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Main Idea Strategy Bundle: T.E.A.M. or TEAM
T.E.A.M. or TEAM is a strategy, acronym, and mnemonic device to help students find the main idea. This strategy can be used to help 6th-8th graders find the main idea. This bundle contains color and black-and-white interactive journal inserts, personal anchor charts, passages, a bell ringer, a stati
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Main Idea Strategy Cards
This produce is a set of 2 strategy cards that will help students identify the main idea in a passage.
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Main Idea Strategy: Who, What, Why
This is a student notebook size of the strategy I use with my students to chunk their reading and track what's happening. It is a direct replica of the anchor chart hanging in my classroom and my students love it! It prints 6 to a page.
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Main Idea Strategy Posters
This Poster can be used as and anchor chart. It includes Signal Words, Tips, and Sample Questions for each Comprehension Skill.
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How to Find the Main Idea: Strategy Sheet for Intensive Middle School Readers
Print this sheet as a poster and hang in your room; or print individual copies for students to refer to at their desks. Finding the main idea from a multiple choice list can sometimes be confusing. This simple 4-step strategy provides students with a way to narrow down their choices as they read c
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Main Idea Strategies Cards
These strategies are great to make into instructional resource cards for your students! There are 3 strategies included: 1) Survey the Text 2) Paraphrase Chunks, Put Them Together 3) What? So What?
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Main Idea Strategies
Teach your students how to find the main idea with these simple strategies.
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Main Idea Strategies
Your students can cut and paste this into their reading notebooks for a strategy that helps them to better determine the main idea of a text. They can use it as a reference and a guide especially when they are first learning how to do this important comprehension skill.
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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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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

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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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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 ma

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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 Craftivity
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. It also makes a creative bulletin board or school hallway display! It can also be used as a novel entry in an interactive no

Also included in: Main Idea Bundle (4th, 5th, and 6th grade)

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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 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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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 oppose
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Main Idea and Supporting Details Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Main Idea and Supporting Details These passages are designed to help students become confident identifying the main idea of a text and understanding how details support the main idea. This file includes 10 passages. Each passage is presented twice. In the first set, the passages are followed by

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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 - 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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Main Idea and Details for Informational Text
I created this product to use in my split 1st/2nd grade classroom when teaching main idea (CCSS RI.1.2 Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text and CCSS RI.2.2 Identify the main topic of a multi paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.) Included in
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