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 closely to determine the main idea. In the last step, students can use review questions to double check their answer before moving on. Sign language hands are a nice visual aid on the poster.