Main Idea and Supporting Details are important Elements to Reading Comprehension. They help students understand the big idea and the details that support that Main Idea when reading written text.
Included in this Product:
~ An anchor chart & graphic organizer form for Main Idea
~ 4 Individual Texts pages about Thanksgiving Topics (making pumpkin pie, family, football, & Thanksgiving food)
Top Half: Text Paragraph
Bottom Half: Black and White turkey image to fill in with Main Idea and Supporting Details
Students will decide/write the main idea and then locate/underline the supporting details within the texts. Students can also write the main idea of a written text onto a turkey. They will write the details on the turkey’s feathers.
This activity can be used in a station to support/scaffold main idea instruction, it can be used as a partner or group work activity, or individual work. This activity can also lend a good example to make a bulletin board inside or outside your classroom.