Teaching how to identify the main or central idea of a text? Amp up the fun and proficiency level of your students this comprehensive, instructional PowerPoint: "Finding the Main Idea." Presentation addresses direct versus implied main ideas and how to identify each, with a focus on expository, nonfiction text. Assess your students with a formative/summative review that will let you know their comprehension level. Easy for you - engaging for them!
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Teaching more grammar, punctuation, and literary skills? Check out my other PowerPoints presentations for mini lessons and test prep:
Quotation Mark PowerPoint
End Marks PowerPoint
Fragments and Run Ons PowerPoint
Parts of Speech PowerPoint
Mood versus Tone PowerPoint
Context Clue PowerPoint
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Terrific Teacher Tip: Anchor down content concepts by creating anchor charts with your students. What to do? Teachers act as a scribe as students brainstorm ideas. Chart paper and markers or an interactive white board work best!
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