Main Idea Maze Activities | Google Classroom | Print & Digital

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  1. These ELA maze activities will allow your students to practice various reading and language arts skills in the most engaging way! HOW IT WORKS:Students read the statement provided.Next, they find the path that leads to FINISH by following ONLY the details that match the skill they are working on. F
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These main idea maze activities will allow your students to practice the important skill of determining relevant supporting details for a given main idea in the most engaging way!


  1. Students read the main idea statement provided.
  2. Next, they find the path that leads to FINISH by following ONLY the details that support the main idea.
  3. The letters along the correct maze path will spell out a mystery word, therefore they can self-check if they are correct!
  4. They can complete in printable or digital format.


✦ Five Different Main Idea & Details Puzzles

✦ Colored Puzzles for Print & Digital

✦ Black & White Puzzles for Print

✦ Link to Access Puzzles on Google Slides

✦ Google Directions for Teachers:

  • How to Create Assignments for Students in Google Classroom
  • How To Assign Only Certain Slides/Activities To Students

✦Answer Keys


✦ Print & laminate (or put maze in a protective sleeve) and have students use dry erase markers to complete the mazes in centers or groups.

✦ Print out copies for individual students for guided or independent practice.

✦ Assign on Google Classroom for students to complete digitally.

✦ These are perfect to use for the following:

  • Centers
  • Small group or guided practice
  • Independent work
  • Homework
  • Substitute plans
  • Bell ringers/Morning work

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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 central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.


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