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Teaching main idea

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Main Idea and Details can be hard to teach! This activity has students sort sentences and use higher order thinking skills to determine the main idea and key details. There are ways to differentiate for multiple grade levels.

This main idea and details sentence sort activity is a great way to get students thinking about HOW details support a main idea. They will use higher-order thinking skills as they justify their answer.

Free Printables to Use with Animated Shorts (Main Idea and Details)

If you are looking for some high-interest activities to enhance your main idea and details lessons, try using animated shorts to teach reading skills. This post features the animated short film…

Main Idea Anchor Chart - Anchor Charts Galore - blog post with LOTS of great anchor chart

This post is packed with some of the best classroom anchor charts. These anchor charts cover several reading comprehension and writing topics.

Teaching Main Idea & Detail in Upper Elementary - The Friendly Teacher

Teaching main idea and detail to upper elemetnary students in an engaging and rigorous way! This will keep students learning about main idea all week long!

Practice locating the main idea and details by color coding nonfiction reading passages. When students can see the organization of a written paragraph, they can more easily identify the main idea. Check out these main idea worksheets. #4thgradeteacher #5thgradeteacher #mainidea

Practice locating the main idea and details by color coding nonfiction reading passages. When students can see the organization of a written paragraph, they can more easily identify the main idea. Check out these main idea worksheets. #4thgradeteacher #5thgradeteacher #mainidea

FREE Reading Comprehension Practice Worksheets

Students will love practicing important reading skills and strategies with these free reading comprehension worksheets. Just PRINT & GO!

Free Slideshows to Help Teach Reading Skills - Teaching Made Practical

Use this free main idea slideshow with upper elementary students to help model solving different types of main idea questions.

Provide students with a main idea and several details and ask them to determine which detail does not belong.

The key to teaching main idea & key details is scaffolded instruction. Here are the steps to achieve student mastery in your classroom.

Ten Pin Linky - Writing Ideas

I'm back for another week of the Ten Pin Linky with Ashley from Just Reed. This week's focus is on Writing. I have to admit that