Welcome to my main idea lesson bundle for middle school (6th grade). I use these lessons in my pull out reading comprehension class. This product includes the following:
Lesson plans that follow the Workshop Model structure with learning targets already written in the "students will be able to....so that...." format.
Power point presentations
Create your own cartoon activity
Task cards with QR codes
Short story resources with main idea graphic organizer
1. CONNECTION - Allows students to CREATE a text-to-self connection to the concept of main idea by developing their own comic strip.
2. COMP BOOK INTERACTIVE PRINTABLES - students use guided notes as well as practice paragraphs with graphic organizers (cut and paste into comp books) to UNDERSTAND the concept of main idea on a deeper level.
3. TASK CARDS - 12 task cards with QR codes are included so students can work in groups to APPLY their knowledge of main idea.
4. GRADE LEVEL READING - resources for grade level reading are provided as well as main idea graphic organizer to be used with mentor text as well as individual reading in order for student to DEMONSTRATE their understanding of main idea. Vocab activity is also including.
Overall, this comprehensive bundle that will provide you with all the resources you need to teach main idea lessons at the middle school level.
Differentiation of tasks included in the instructions.