Main Idea and Details Teaching Bundle

Main Idea and Details Teaching Bundle
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7 MB|54 pages
3 Products in this Bundle
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  1. This packet of main idea activities and printables is designed to help your students grasp main idea in non-fiction texts. This activity pack takes a whole new approach to learning main idea, starting with pictures and then moving into text. Finding a main idea in a large text requires some abstract
  2. This presentation helps to teach students to identify the main idea and details in a text, as well as summarize what they've read using the GIST strategy. Includes definitions and examples. Originally developed for use in my ESL Language Arts classroom, this powerpoint can assist any student in mas
  3. Help your students practice and extend their knowledge of main idea and details with these 24 colorful activity cards. These cards can be used in a variety of ways to meet the needs of your students, and suggestions are included within. These activities are aligned with CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.2, and
Bundle Description
This teaching pack combines my best-selling main idea items. It takes a new approach to learning main idea, starting with pictures and moving into text. Originally designed for my 4th grade ESOL students, these materials have been used with success in mainstream and ESOL classrooms in grades 3-8. With 49 slides, printables, and activity cards, your students will grasp main idea in no time! Use the powerpoint, activities, and organizers in this pack to scaffold up to students finding main idea in grade-level texts.

This pack includes:
-Main Idea and Summarizing Presentation (15 slides)
-Main Idea and Details Activities and Printables (10 pages)
-Main Idea and Details Activity Cards (24 activity cards)

Each item can be purchased or previewed individually in my store, but you can save on these great materials by buying bundled!

This download is a zip file containing Printables and Activity cards in PDF format, the presentation, and a quicktime version of the presentation for Mac users. Please note that the presentation is in PDF format.

PLEASE download the preview to ensure that this item is appropriate for your students.

Any claims of correlation or alignment to the WIDA ELD Standards or the Common Core State Standards are solely those of Tools for Teachers by Laurah J. and have not been evaluated by WIDA nor the NGA. The author of these materials claims no affiliation with or endorsement by WIDA or the NGA.
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