Filled with animations, quizzes, and interactive portions, this highly interactive PowerPoint uses a pizza crust and toppings analogy to teach kids step by step how to find the main idea and details beginning with picking topic words and building up to finding main idea sentences in stories. Your students will remember this and be talking about it for a while! Works great for SMART Boards too!
Mac-friendly version included! (PowerPoint still required)
Save over 40% by purchasing this in my Reading Comprehension PowerPoint Bundle. Overview of PowerPoint:
•Demonstrates that main idea and details are like a pizza crust and toppings
•Students learn to pick which word out of 4 is the main idea
•Explains how to pick the BEST main idea when there are multiple good choices
•Students learn to choose which sentence out of 4 is the main idea.
•Students choose main idea sentence from stories.
•Students learn how to find which details could support a main idea
•Students guess what the main idea could be given several details.
•Includes quizzes/games to keep them engaged!
•Follow-up Worksheet to test their knowledge on main idea and details
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Note to buyers:
The slides will appear to have overlapping text due to the animations, but when played as a slideshow will look normal. I recommend viewing the slideshow before presenting it to the students to become familiar with the way the buttons and slides are formatted.