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Main Idea Unit: Teaching Main Idea (RI 3.2) With Interactive Activities
Main Idea Unit Use this fun, short unit to practice or review main idea with your students. Included in the pack are: two weeks of lesson ideas, a strategy for remembering main idea and key details with poster, a graphic organizer to practice the strategy, a fun introductory activ
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Main Idea Unit
Contents Ideas for introducing Main Idea with bags and objects Ideas for practicing determining the Main Idea with pictures 6 pages of pictures to use with Main Idea bags with a different Main Idea for each page Main Idea Recording Sheet for the picture sets Lesson on using the book The Important Bo
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Main Idea Unit
This unit is designed to help students identify the main idea and key, supporting details of short, nonfiction and fiction passages. What's Included: 1 Anchor Chart/Poster for teaching the strategy 1 Graphic Organizer that guides students as they apply the strategy 5 Practice Passages 20 Multiple-C
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MAIN IDEA UNIT  LESSON (common core aligned)
Here is a step-by-step, detailed lesson on main idea! Main Idea is one of the big skills that a student has to learn. This powerpoint presentation breaks down main idea into "chunks" or tiny bite-size pieces that students can "chew". The lessons are scaffolded from simple to the most complex and fro
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Christmas Main Idea Unit and Craft BUNDLE
This is a fantastic Product because it is a bundle meaning: YOU GET 2 RESOURCES FOR A DISCOUNTED PRICE! Both of these resources are a great way to teach and reteach Main Idea with a fun holiday twist on them. The unit is great to teach main idea and the activity/craft is a great resource to put th
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CCSS RI2.2 Main Idea Unit - No Prep for 5 days.
Complete no prep unit for Main Idea. Includes 5 days worth of lesson plans (which include both whole group and differentiated small group activities), practice reading passages, interactive notebook pieces, graphic organizers, Learning Target checklist, and a summative assessment. All you need to
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DETERMINING THE MAIN IDEA UNIT & 5 SCOOTS
This is a unit to develop both reading and listening comprehension skills. It is also a great test strategy practice. It is structured so that it may be used as a testing strategy skill builder but also is a good tool for data keeping for IEPs or individual or school improvement plans. CONTENTS
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Christmas Main Idea Unit
This is the perfect holiday unit to practice main idea. This unit includes mini assessments where students identify the main idea and supporting details of the passage. In this unit there are also 20 task cards asking students to find the main idea, find the supporting details, to infer what the m
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Main Idea Unit with Passages, Games, Etc. for Middle School PDF
Looking to teach the strategies of Main Idea to a group of students? Look no more! This unit has motivations, games, activities, passages, and graphic organizers to help students learn how to utilize main idea in their own books/passages/test prep! Passages were pulled from various test prep Common
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Main Idea UNIT Flipchart
This interactive Flipchart introduces students to main idea & supporting details through over 7 days of lesson plans with interactive slides and practice opportunities! *Includes graphics, examples, reading passages, video clipspractice opportunities, review and bright and engaging slides to ge
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Main Idea Unit with Passages, Games, Etc. for Middle School .Notebook Smartboard
Looking to teach the strategies of Main Idea to a group of students? Look no more! This unit has motivations, games, activities, passages, and graphic organizers to help students learn how to utilize main idea in their own books/passages/test prep! Passages were pulled from various test prep Common
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Main Idea Unit
This unit is perfect for teaching or assessing main idea. It slowly reviews the concept as the rigor builds. This unit includes... 12 supporting detail questions 8 main idea paragraphs with multiple choice 8 main idea paragraphs with open ended responses 3 main idea passages with open ended respo
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Summary and Main Idea Unit
Notes, Practice, & Homework Summarizing Swiftly I like to flair up my summarizing notes with Taylor Swift, calling the unit Summarizing Swiftly. My Google Slides is full of random Taylor Swift photos, thought bubbles, and lyrics! In our first SWBST practice, we watch a Taylor Swift music v
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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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Main Idea Comprehension Passages: Animals & Habitats
Introduce and practice main idea through non-fiction animal/habitat passages. The 14 passages range from 100-120 words and are intended for primary grade classrooms. Included in this download… Anchor Charts *Main Idea *Topic *Main Idea Clues *How to Identify the Main Idea
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Main Idea!
Main Idea: 44 pages - Let your students learn about main idea by searching for the main idea and the supporting details! This unit has helpful activities that your students will surely enjoy. Each of the task card contains informational text that could help your students master the skills of spotti
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Main Idea Madness! {Common Core Aligned}
This product is jam-packed with meaningful activities to help your students understand main idea and details! This unit is aligned with the Common Core standards and includes: *Main Idea and Supporting Detail Posters for your classroom *5 different graphic organizers *5 Main Idea Cut-and-Paste Pa
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Cause and Effect
Cause and Effect: 56 pages - this Common Core aligned unit is packed with fun and useful ideas that will help them identify cause and effect relationships. Activities were carefully chosen to keep your students excited and engaged. 24 picture cards and recording sheets were NEWLY included to help yo
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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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Main Idea: 3rd Grade
This Main Idea, Supporting Details, and Summary Packet for 3rd Grade is a 40 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 Activities, Craftivities, and No Prep Printables
Looking to enhance your comprehension instruction with engaging, memorable activities? This unit of Main Idea Mayhem contains activities, craftivities, and NO PREP printables to introduce and maintain this vital comprehension skill in a way your students will love! The unit includes: -cooperati
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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 Mania! {A CCSS Aligned ELA Unit}
Determining the main idea of texts is a tough skill for primary students! This scaffolded unit will take your students step by step through the processes of identifying the interesting details versus the important information, identifying key details {who, what, where, when, why, how}, determining m
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Elementary Main Idea Packet (SUPER JAM-PACKED!)
*BEST SELLER!* This packet contains TONS of fabulous items to teach and/or enrich your main idea unit. From activities and vocabulary, handouts and posters, to worksheets and assessments, and MORE! There are SOOOO MANY things to do that you can pretty much just sort through them and pick-and-choo
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Main Idea Task Cards
Main Idea - These 60 task cards contain informational text that could help your students master the skills of spotting and giving the main idea and the supporting details. This unit includes: 60 Main Idea Task Cards Answer Sheet Answer Keys These task cards are INCLUDED in my "POPPING THE MAIN ID
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Main Idea and Supporting Details Mania--{CCSS aligned}
This main idea pack will give your students the practice they need to refine this skill. Students will read a short passage and then find the main idea. There are 3 types of worksheets for each passage. Great for differentiating! This unit contains: -Main Idea poster -Supporting Details poster -
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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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Figurative Language
Figurative Language: 62 pages - this Common Core aligned pack is filled with fun activities that your students will enjoy. This will help your students learn the 8 common types of figurative language: simile, metaphor, oxymoron, personification, alliteration, onomatopoeia, hyperbole and idioms throu
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Civil Rights / Martin Luther King Jr. /Main Ideas-Supporting Details - Summarize
Civil Rights Movement Stories / Martin Luther King Jr. Unit that integrates the ELA literacy skills of Summarizing, Finding Main Idea and Details. 7 Reading Passages that are engaging for upper elementary and middle school. This unit provides the teacher with lesson plans, passages, and very rigor
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Paragraph Mix Up! Sequencing Main Idea & Details Paragraph Sort w/ Task Cards!
*HUGE UPDATE 3/16/2014 ! I've added several more items to this unit. If you have purchased this, please re-download it for all the extras. Part of my 3rd grade curriculum includes our students being able to arrange sentences into coherent paragraphs. I haven't been able to find many activities to h
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Main Idea and Supporting Details Bundle for Grades 4-8
Main Idea Bundle - This includes everything you need to teach MAIN IDEA to your 4th-8th graders, all in one place! In this download, you'll get: - Teacher's Notes - Interactive Notebook Activities - Posters - Graphic Organizers - Differentiated worksheets and tests at 3 different grade levels! *Lev
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Reading Comp. Skills - Mini-Unit Bundle - Main Idea, Inferences, Predicting
Save with this bundle of reading comprehension skills mini-units --- Making Inferences, Finding the Main Idea, and Making Predictions. Or...save even more with the SUPER BUNDLE (6 Mini-Units) or MEGA BUNDLE (9 Mini-Units) or ULTIMATE BUNDLE (12 Mini-Units)... ---
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Main Idea and Details Mini-Unit
Main Idea and Details Unit with 20 printable practice sheets, 3 graphic organizers, 2 anchor charts, and 2 interactive notebook templates for teaching main idea and details! Two or more weeks of resources for implementing and practicing Common Core reading standards for main idea & details: RI.
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Tying Up Comprehension (Main Idea)
Are you looking for hands on comprehension activities for teaching main idea and details? If so, then this pack is for you! Throughout the activities in this pack your students will become surgeons, chefs, and meteorologist. This pack includes 7 hands on activities and 4 read aloud craftivities. Her
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Inference
Inference: 46 pages - this Common Core aligned unit will assist your investigators learn how to inference in an easy and fun way. Let your students develop critical thinking by doing the activities included and give an educated guess on what the text is about. This pack includes: 4 What is an Infer
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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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Main Idea Common Core Style
This kid-friendly main idea unit addresses the main topic, main idea, and details. ***SEE PREVIEW FOR ALL IT INCLUDES!*** It includes: 3 posters with definitions 6 Picture Sorts 28 Student Chart Topics & Main Idea Statements 6 Story Sorts 6 Comprehension Passages 3 Graphic Organizers Suggested
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Author's Purpose
Author's Purpose: this packet will help your students practice determining the purpose of the author: PIE= Persuade, Inform and Entertain. The activities are meant to be additional and should be used once your students have been presented to author's purpose. This pack includes: 6 posters 3 Graph
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Reading Comprehension Lesson Plans for K-1 {Unit 4: Retelling & Main Idea}
Reading comprehension lessons on retelling, key details, and main idea; supplemental posters and visual aids; graphic organizers; and other materials for your Kindergarten or first grade students! ----- This reading comprehension strategies unit is designed to teach students retelling, story eleme
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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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Winter Main Idea Practice Pack {Fiction & Nonfiction Passages}
This resource provides the perfect practice for main idea. The passages are engaging and winter-themed. For every fiction text, there is a related nonfiction text. Many options are provided for each text to allow for differentiation in the clas
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Common Core Weekly Reading Homework Review {Set 6: Main Idea and Summarizing}
This resource is meant to be a weekly review of the Common Core reading informational standards of main idea and summarizing. This can be used for homework, morning work, or classwork and would be perfect to use during an Informational Unit or after the unit for reinforcement. To see the bundle o
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Main Idea Mega Pack- Aligned to the Common Core
Are you looking for some fun activities and practice for your students with main idea? Included in this 48 page mega pack are 9 different activities are skill sheets to help your students with main idea. These are aligned to the Common Core Standards. The 9 activities include: 1. a 10 page po
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RI4.2/ RI 4.2 and RI5.2/ RI 5.2 Key Points, Main Idea, & Summary of Text
*This resource now comes with FULL-PAGE TEXT and FULL PAGE QUESTION/ANSWER format, in addition to interactive flip flaps for notebooks! This set is complete with a range of ten informational texts and interactive flip flaps for notebooks and full-sheet text and full-sheet questions
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Main Idea Task Cards and Guided Mini-Lessons Unsolved Mysteries
Main Idea Task Cards Newly updated for the 2017-2018 school year! There is now an answer key. :) These topics are super fun! This is one of my students' favorite lessons. It's engaging and the kids love it. Great way to teach the main idea without boring the kids to death. :) I have two YouTu
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3rd Grade Reading Review | Set 5: Main Idea | Common Core Aligned
This resource is meant to be a weekly review of the Common Core reading informational standards involving main idea and details. Click here to see the bundle of a
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Teaching Main Idea Elementary Primary Level Using Real Photos Answer Key
One of the most difficult but useful skills to teach young students is how to determine the main idea. This resource uses semantic, syntactic, and visual clues to help young children develop how to use these clues to make sense of text. This will help them later as they read a passage without pict
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Main Idea and Details
Main Idea and Details Printables! This finding the main idea resource provides practice at your fingertips with 10 printable main idea/details informational passages, 3 graphic organizers, 2 anchor charts, and 2 interactive notebook templates for teaching main idea and details! ***All new passages!
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Sound Pack {CCSC/NGSS Aligned,Tiered, Experiments, Readings, Assessments}
The Common Core science standards are here! One of the first grade standards addresses sound waves and how they move. This 82 page pack is a great way to teach everything about sound, starting with sound vocabulary- like sound waves, pitch, volume, and vibration- and how sound waves move. Included a
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Finding the Main Idea: GIST Summarizing for 6-10 Graders
Summarizing is such a difficult skill for students. This is a 2-week mini-unit on summarizing and finding the main idea (called finding the GIST) with expository text. I have used this in my classroom for the past 5 years, and students find this worksheet exceedingly helpful in scaffolding their ac
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