Main Idea and Details

Main Idea and Details
Main Idea and Details
Main Idea and Details
Main Idea and Details
Main Idea and Details
Main Idea and Details
Main Idea and Details
Main Idea and Details
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This printable resource will help you introduce main idea and details to your students. Students will enjoy the puzzle piece match up game as a whole class or as a reading center activity. You can use the cut and glue page and exit tickets as formative assessments. This resource includes:

2 mini posters
10 main idea puzzle pieces in color and also in an ink friendly version to copy onto your own colored paper
10 detail puzzle pieces in color and also in an ink friendly version to copy onto your own colored paper
1 cut and glue activity page
4 different exit tickets

Directions:
Posters
1. Laminate the posters and display the objective prior to the lesson. Use the mini poster to help teach main idea and details.

Puzzle Game
1. Print one set of the main idea puzzle pieces and one set of the detail puzzle pieces onto heavier paper and laminate for durability. The colored pieces and ink friendly version have the same text. If you chose the ink friendly version, print the main idea on one color paper and the details on a different color paper. Cut apart.
2. Give each student a puzzle piece.
3. Students with purple puzzle pieces (main ideas) try to find their classmate with the corresponding blue puzzle piece (details).
4. After all students have found their matches, have students read their matches out loud.
5. Mix up the cards and play again!
6. Keep the activity handy for a quick brain break!

Activity Page
1. Students complete the activity page by sorting words and sentences that go together to form a main idea.
2. Use it in a learning center, for independent work, or as a formative assessment.

Exit Tickets
1. Use the 4 different exit tickets to monitor understanding of main ideas and details.

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Fourth Grade Frenzy
Total Pages
29 pages
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