Main Idea Stories Boom Cards™️

Rated 4.83 out of 5, based on 260 reviews
260 Ratings
Speech Time Fun
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What educators are saying

Perfect for main idea and important detail work! Especially teaching the concept of main idea and important details. Love that they are boom cards. No prep.
This has been such a great resource for my older students. Love that I can quickly pull it up on my iPad and the students can interact with it.


Are you struggling to find engaging and age appropriate resources to work on main idea in speech and language therapy? These no print, no prep, digital task cards are fun, interactive, and perfect for working on comprehension skills and main idea at the story level! Your students will be begging for more!

What awesome resources are included?

★ 20 short, fictional stories

★ Student directions

★ Sorting details and main idea into graphic organizer

★ 3 multiple choice comprehension questions for each story

What are the benefits?

★ Tons of practice

★ Digital resource so able to use virtually or socially distanced in person


★ Great for mixed groups


SLPs like you said: 


Emily I. said, “Great resource to target main idea and details! My students really liked that it was interactive. The stories were short and engaging for all students.”


Stefanie K. said, “The graphic organizer was very helpful for my students who require visuals to fully understand main idea and details.  The stories kept my students engaged.”


Meredith B. said, “This is my go-to assist with main idea and salient details (and some good vocabulary opportunities too!) --love the graphic organizers!”


Grab your iPad, computer, or any other device and you are ready to use. Students can drag and drop details into correct spots on a graphic organizer! You can collect data and monitor progress. Did I mention no prep required?


How should you use this product?

Make sure to click the link in the preview to give this fun new technology a try!

★ Use with Boom Learning website or app!

★ Incorporate technology and keep your students motivated! Collect data and assess progress!

★ Digital PAPERLESS Self-Checking Boom Task Cards do not require printing, laminating, or cutting!

★ To use Boom Cards, YOU MUST CREATE AN ACCOUNT through Boom Learning. There are free and premium memberships.

→ Free accounts include the ability to:

❶ Generate student progress reports for 5 students

❷ Make up to 5 DIY decks

❸ Assign Boom Cards to unlimited students (without progress reports)


What's a BOOM CARD?

"With your Teachers Pay Teachers purchase, users new to Boom Learning get a three-month free trial of student progress reporting for up to 150 students. Your trial includes the ability to make up to 5 free DIY decks. You may upgrade or cancel at any time. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (released in the last three years) on interactive whiteboards, computers and tablets. Boom Cards apps are also available. Not sure if your browser is modern enough? Try a free Boom Cards deck first. When you redeem your purchase, Boom Learning opens an account for you if you do not already have one. If you do not subscribe at the end of your trial, you will be able to continue using Boom Cards with the Fast Play feature. Fast Play does not track individual progress. If you do not subscribe we will delete your student records 3 months after the expiration of the trial to protect student privacy."

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