Teaching Main Idea

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This is a collection of reading resources and teaching ideas for teaching main idea, including main idea anchor charts, main idea activities, and main idea mentor texts or read alouds.

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Nonfiction Main Idea

Are you looking for a new an exciting way to have your students work on identifying main idea in nonfiction texts? This is a super low-prep activity that I've had great success with for years! Have extra Time for Kids or Scholastic News pages cluttering your room? I have the perfect activity for you! (and if you have neither, you can easily go to scholasticnews.com or a similar site and print off kid friendly articles, like I did, for this project!) My kids usually do fairly well determining…

Find some new ways to teach main idea on this post which shares three different approaches to teaching main idea of nonfiction text in upper elementary. Main Idea Lessons, Math Lessons, Main Idea Activities, Teaching Main Idea, Teaching Spanish, 6th Grade Reading, Upper Elementary, Elementary Teaching, Common Core Reading

Teaching Main Idea of Nonfiction Text *3 Different Ways*

Teaching main idea in grades 4-5 can be tricky. Read three ways to teach main idea on this post, with main idea anchor charts.

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We are knee-deep in our 5th grade historical fiction unit right now. This is always a favorite each year. We've blogged about our various HF adventures HERE, HERE, HERE, and HERE. In 5th grade, kids have already completed a HF unit when they were with us in 4th grade. During that time, they all read the SAME book. This year, to take them a little deeper, the kids main focus is studying the ERA they selected. Due to this, kids are all reading DIFFERENT books that are within the same era as…

Check out this post for main idea mentor texts and read alouds for teaching main idea. The post also includes tips for introducing and teaching main idea to upper elementary students. Reading Themes, Reading Resources, Main Idea Activities, Teaching Main Idea, Topic Sentences, Mentor Texts, Upper Elementary, Word Work, Read Aloud

Read Alouds for Teaching Main Idea | Mentor Texts for Reading - Teaching with Jennifer Findley

Check out this post for main idea mentor texts and read alouds for teaching main idea. The post also includes tips for introducing and teaching main idea to upper elementary students.

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Free Reading Review Mini-Booklets for 4th and 5th Grade

Keep reading skills fresh all year with these FREE seasonal and holiday reading review mini-booklets for 4th and 5th grade!

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Free Digital Graphic Organizers for Grades 3-5

Teaching reading online and need some digital reading resources? This post shares FREE digital graphic organizers for reading.

Here is an easy-to-use anchor chart that my upper elementary students & I use to help decide the main idea of the passage. Snag the FREE mini anchor chart too! Main Idea Activities, Special Education Activities, Special Education Classroom, 6th Grade Special Education, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies, 2nd Grade Reading, Guided Reading

EASY to Use Main Idea Anchor Chart and FREE Printable

Finding the main idea of a passage is critical for upper elementary. My third grade students and I have been hard at work using a reusable anchor chart to help us decide the main idea of a passage. Create a Reusable Anchor Chart I created this anchor chart (which isn’t something I enjoy 😬…I hate my own handwriting) with a specific purpose. I wanted to have something that could be laminated and used over and over throughout the year. Using a dry erase marker, we’ll be able to recycle the…

Teaching main idea in grades can be tricky. Read three ways to teach main idea on this post, with main idea anchor charts. Reading Resources, Reading Activities, Teaching Main Idea, Teaching Ideas, Classroom Helpers, Classroom Ideas, Main Idea Lessons, Main Idea Activities, Bad Case Of Stripes

Teaching Main Idea of Nonfiction Text *3 Different Ways*

Teaching main idea in grades 4-5 can be tricky. Read three ways to teach main idea on this post, with main idea anchor charts.

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Main Idea and Topic - FREE Resources — Teacher KARMA

How to teach main idea and topic with these free downloadable reading comprehesion resources for elementary students. Perfect for comprehension!

Check out this post for main idea mentor texts and read alouds for teaching main idea. The post also includes tips for introducing and teaching main idea to upper elementary students. Reading Themes, Reading Resources, Main Idea Activities, Teaching Main Idea, Topic Sentences, Mentor Texts, Upper Elementary, Word Work, Read Aloud

Read Alouds for Teaching Main Idea | Mentor Texts for Reading - Teaching with Jennifer Findley

Check out this post for main idea mentor texts and read alouds for teaching main idea. The post also includes tips for introducing and teaching main idea to upper elementary students.

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Main Idea Activity

For upper elementary students, main idea is an important skill, but it can be difficult for some students to master. When students are able to determine the main idea of a text and identify details to support the main idea, it helps them remember important information and better understand what they are reading. Because of the difficulty that many students have with identifying main idea, much practice is needed throughout the school year. After initially teaching main idea and details early…

Teaching main idea in grades can be tricky. Read three ways to teach main idea on this post, with main idea anchor charts. 3rd Grade Common Core Reading, 4th Grade Reading, Teaching Main Idea, Teaching Ideas, Bad Case Of Stripes, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Teaching Multiplication, Reading Anchor Charts

Teaching Main Idea of Nonfiction Text *3 Different Ways*

Teaching main idea in grades 4-5 can be tricky. Read three ways to teach main idea on this post, with main idea anchor charts.

The main idea is defined as the central point or big picture of a story or informational text. The details are those statements that support (go along Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Reading Response, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Intervention, Main Idea Activities, Literacy Activities, Third Grade Writing

10 GREAT Activities to Teach Main Idea and Details

The main idea is defined as the central point or big picture of a story or informational text. The details are those statements that support (go along

Teaching main idea in grades can be tricky. Read three ways to teach main idea on this post, with main idea anchor charts. Reading Resources, Reading Activities, Teaching Main Idea, Teaching Ideas, Classroom Helpers, Classroom Ideas, Main Idea Lessons, Main Idea Activities, Bad Case Of Stripes

Teaching Main Idea of Nonfiction Text *3 Different Ways*

Teaching main idea in grades 4-5 can be tricky. Read three ways to teach main idea on this post, with main idea anchor charts.