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Pre-made digital activities. Add highlights, virtual manipulatives, and more.
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Main Idea and Details Task Cards

Grade Levels
3rd - 12th
Formats Included
  • PDF
105 pages
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The concepts of main idea and details are critical for all students to learn. This product contains various scaffolds to make teaching this skill easier and to support your students' learning.

Included in this product are 32 task cards containing short stories, 32 task cards containing pictures, 2 visuals to help teach what main idea and details are, two sentence frames, and 2 graphic organizers that can be used with each task card. Each card contains 2 questions: what is the main idea of the story/picture and what are some details. Use the picture cards for lower level learners and the paragraphs for higher level learners.

Each set (paragraphs, pictures) comes 3 different ways: 4 per page with a color background, 4 per page with a B&W background, and 1 per page to use as a no-print option on the computer, smart board, or iPad.

If you like these task cards, check out my inferencing task card set here:
Inferencing Task Cards

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Total Pages
105 pages
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