This is a fully-animated PowerPoint presentation designed to introduce students to:
-stated main idea
-implied main idea.
Warm-Up activities engage student interest and lay the foundation by activating their classification skills.
Visual representations of defined terms and color-coding of each element reinforces learning. This standards based lesson presentation includes guided and group practice analyzing text to determine the topic and main idea. Then, students are led through exercises to help them identify an implied main idea.
Worksheets designed to complement this lesson provide additional practice and/or formative assessment. Worksheets are fully editable MS Word files. (Note: Some worksheets are free, but one that was created by special request costs $1. Each worksheet is available as a separate download.)