Main Idea Bundle (4th, 5th, and 6th grade)

Deb Hanson
42.3k Followers
Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
Standards
Formats Included
  • Zip
  • Google Apps™
  • Activity
  • Assessment
Pages
125+
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Deb Hanson
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Includes Google Apps™
This bundle contains one or more resources with Google apps (e.g. docs, slides, etc.).
Easel Activities Included
Some resources in this bundle include ready-to-use interactive activities that students can complete on any device. Easel by TpT is free to use! Learn more.
Easel Assessment Included
Some resources in this bundle include self-grading quizzes that students can complete on any device. Easel by TpT is free to use! Learn more.

Description

This main idea bundle has everything you need to keep your upper elementary and middle school students engaged as they read passages and identify the main idea and supporting details in the text. Several activities include test prep elements because main idea questions tend to appear frequently on standardized tests. Students love the activities while teachers love the convenience of these no-prep resources that can be used year after year! These main idea activities can be used for test prep, review, or introduction of the skill. It includes a PowerPoint, worksheets, task cards, two craftivities, two games, test prep activities, and more!

What's included... To gain a better idea of everything included, please check out the individual previews for each resource:

39-slide PowerPoint

  • Ideal for introducing this topic to students!
  • Includes 9 practice passages!
  • You have my permission to convert this to Google Slides, if you wish.
  • It comes with a matching handout. (The companion handout includes both a printable version and a Google Slides version.)

Craftivity/Sorting Activity

  • Features ice cream cones
  • You get to choose whether to use the printable craftivity version, the Easel Activity version, or the Google version.

Foldable Activity: Our Amazing Earth

  • Students match supporting detail sentences to the provided main idea sentence.
  • You get to choose whether to use the Google version or the printable version.

30 Task Cards

  • 10 passages; 3 multiple-choice questions follow each passage
  • Students identify the main idea, a supporting detail that could be added to the passage, and the best title for the passage.
  • You get to choose whether to use the printable version, the Google Slides version, the Google Forms version, or the Easel version.

5 worksheets with graphic organizers

  • Students read the passage and fill out the ice cream cone graphic organizer.
  • You get to choose whether to use the printable version, the Google version, or the Easel Activity version.

Main Idea and Best Title Worksheets

  • Ideal for test prep
  • You get to choose whether to use the printable version, the Google version, or the Easel Activity version.

Main Idea and Details: Two FREE Passages

  • Students read the passage and fill out the ice cream cone graphic organizer.

Concentration/Memory Game

  • 36 game pieces (18 matches)
  • Simply print and cut the game pieces. Students turn all of the game pieces over, and then follow the directions to play Concentration!
  • You get to choose whether to use the printable format that is played in a small group or the Easel Activity format that can be played individually or with a partner.

I Have Who Has: Topic and Details Game

  • 28 cards
  • You get to choose whether to use the printable format that is played with an entire class or the Google Slides format that can be played individually or with a partner.

5-6 days of LESSON PLANS

  • These plans outline how and when I use each of the included resources! You don't have to follow the lesson plan format I provide, of course, but it might be helpful in providing a bit of direction for you.

Are you looking for main idea resource to use with 2nd and 3rd grade students? CLICK HERE to check out my bundle for 2nd and 3rd graders.

Are you searching for a main idea intervention resource, or main idea activities designed to be used with a small group of students? You might want to check out my set of Main Idea Tri-folds! CLICK HERE!

Here's what teachers like you have to say about this bundle:

  • Laura L. said, "I loved using this as a supplement to my main idea lessons. The activities in the bundle were great since they kept my readers engaged. It was nice to have rigorous texts along with craftivities that the students enjoyed. I will definitely be using this again in the years to come."

  • Alisa D. said, "Anything Deb Hanson makes is worth its weight in gold. My students are engaged the entire time. The lessons are thorough with plenty of student practice."

  • Jessica A. said, "This resource really helped when it was time for me to teach Main Idea. So many students have trouble deciding what the main idea of the text was. There was an abundance of resources here that really helped my students who were struggling. I would recommend this resource to everyone!"

  • Hilary B. said, "I absolutely LOVE everything Deb Hanson creates. Her lessons are targeted toward the standards, yet relate concepts in a way that students can understand. The graphics are colorful and visually appealing. The lessons are active and engaging for students. I couldn't be happier with this purchase."

Copyright by Deb Hanson

This item is a paid digital download from my TpT store

www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Deb-Hanson

The resources in this bundle are to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher is prohibited. This item is also bound by copyright laws. Redistributing, editing, selling, or posting these items (or any part thereof) on an Internet site that is not password protected are all strictly prohibited without first gaining permission from the author. Violations are subject to the penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Please contact me if you wish to be granted special permissions!

Total Pages
125+
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

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