Main Idea Craftivity

Main Idea Craftivity
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Main Idea Craftivity
Main Idea Craftivity
Main Idea Craftivity
Main Idea Craftivity
Main Idea Craftivity
Main Idea Craftivity
Main Idea Craftivity
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  1. This bundle includes thirteen of my popular standards-based ELA craftivities! It contains three of my most popular craftivities, featuring main idea & details, context clues, and inferences. It also includes these 9 seasonal craftivities, perfect for bulletin boards or hallways displays! Ch
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  2. This bundle of activities focuses on identifying the main idea and supporting details of various reading passages. Several activities include test prep elements, because main idea questions tend to appear frequently on standardized tests. It is designed to teach upper elementary and middle school st
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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 notebook!

All of the main idea cones are related to ice cream topics. These are the main ideas:
Three ice cream flavors are clearly America's favorites.
The amount of milkfat determines how an ice cream is labeled.
Ice cream can cause a sensation known as "brain freeze".
There are some unusual flavors of ice cream.
Citizens of America love their ice cream!
You can eat ice cream in various ways.

Each main idea sentence has three supporting details that the students must find and stack on their cone.

There is also an matching interactive notebook entry included in this product. Two ice cream cones can be glued into students' reading notebooks for future student reference.

The document includes student-friendly directions that can be projected for students to refer to throughout the work time! An answer key is also included.

Third grade teachers: I also have a version for lower elementary students. You might want to take a look at that product and decide which version will best fit the needs of your students. Just click on the link below!
Main Idea and Details Craftivity (for lower elementary)

This resource is also included in my Main Idea MEGA-BUNDLE. {CLICK HERE.}

Check out my other main idea resources:
Main Idea and Supporting Details PowerPoint: ICE CREAM! (includes test prep!)
Main Idea and Details Craftivity: The Earth
Main Idea and Details Worksheets: 5 passages with graphic organizers!
Main Idea: Targeted Tri-folds
Main Idea and Details Concentration Game
Main Idea Task Cards (includes 30 cards!)
I Have… Who Has…? Main Idea and Details Class Activity
Main Idea and Best Title Worksheets: Historical Nonfiction (test prep)
Main Idea and Details: Two Passages FREE

By Deb Hanson 2014

**Check out my blog! Crafting Connections

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7 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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