This is a great way to introduce main idea. Students will trace and cut out their hand prints. On the palm of the hand, they will write down the main idea of their topic. On the fingers, they will write out information about the main idea.
This is a hands on activity for students to demonstrate their understanding of main idea and details. In this activity students read non-fiction texts about spiders and are then asked to sort the main idea from the 3 supporting details.
This main idea and details pack will help your students master the skill of finding these story elements through the use of engaging nonfiction passages. To help students find the main idea and details of a text, I have written 18 nonfiction passages for