Main Idea & Details Activities

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Bright Concepts 4 Teachers
Grade Levels
1st - 3rd, Homeschool
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56 pages
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This Main Idea & Details packet will help your students master this difficult concept. It is packed with hands-on crafts, activities and a fun student gift. Everything you need to tackle this common core standard is right here at your fingertips.

Packet includes:

-Anchor Chart Posters

-Crafts with templates and main idea & details sentences

-Crafts include: crayon box, popcorn box, rain cloud, ice cream cone, pencil and apple bushel basket

-Flap Books: Main Idea/Detail

-What's the Topic? sort (students sort words by topic and label them)

-It's All About the Details! (activity sheets and answers provided)

-What's the Main Idea? (activity sheets and answers provided)

-Student Bookmarks in color and black and white

**Main Idea & Details task cards also available

***Please download the preview for more details**

Total Pages
56 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.


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