Main Idea Games

Main Idea Games
Main Idea Games
Main Idea Games
Main Idea Games
Main Idea Games
Main Idea Games
Main Idea Games
Main Idea Games
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These Main Idea Games target reading strategies and comprehension. It includes 3 games (with a total of 126 game cards) which are differentiated for different reading levels or for scaffolding. The games are engaging for kids and time saving for you as a busy teacher!

Here’s what’s included:

3 Colorful Game Boards and 3 Black and White Game Boards

3 Sets of Game Cards: (42 cards per set)

Set 1: Kids look at the list of four items on the card and name the category or main idea. This is the easiest set and a good place to start.

Set 2: There are four supporting detail sentences listed. Students read the supporting details, figure out what they have in common, and identify the main idea.

Set 3: On these cards, the main idea is listed and there are three supporting detail sentences below it. Only one of these sentences matches the main idea. This is a challenging set because usually, the supporting details are somehow related to the main idea, but only one directly fits it.

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To make the game boards and the game cards last for several years, I recommend copying them on cardstock and laminating them or attaching them to construction paper and then laminating them. They also look great using neon or bright paper!


Games are a motivating way for kids to practice key ideas. These main idea games are a great addition to your reading materials! They may be used for reading time, for centers, for whole class activities, for one on one tutoring and more!

******* PLEASE NOTE: These games are also included in a very comprehensive Main Idea Kit with 5 passages, 3 sorts, 3 matching pages, 3 sets of task cards, plus this set of 3 games! It is deeply discounted at $12.00 for 135 pages. To check it out, click here:

Main Idea Kit for 3rd - 5th Grades


If you’re looking for more main idea resources, you might want to take a look here:

Main Idea, Supporting Details, and Summary for 3rd Grade

Main Idea, Supporting Details, and Summary for 4th/5th Grades


Here are some other resources which might be helpful:

3rd Grade Morning Work

4th Grade Morning Work

5th Grade Morning Work


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Thanks so much!
Jenn

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