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Figuring Out the Main Idea


  • Grades: All

  • Subjects: Reading, Writing

  • Product Type: N/A

  • Format: Digital product, Downloadable

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Do your students struggle with main idea and supporting details? If so, then this packet will help with crafts, games, and more to practice this difficult skill.

Do your students struggle to grasp the concept of main idea and supporting details? With a variety of ideas and resources, this packet with help with that.
This main idea packet includes:
Mini posters (2 versions for you to use what you like best)
How to determine the main idea mini poster
Rain cloud craftivity with templates to use with any book
Monkey craftivity with templates and story written by me
Main idea grab game for 4 players-Students will have their own playing mat and draw a card. They will determine if the card they drew matches one of the main ideas on their mat.(Answer key provided)
Leveled Sorting game-students will get a bag of cards and a sorting mat. They will decide if the cards are main ideas or details and place them in the appropriate place.
Practice sheets
Organizers-Students will work in groups to come up with four details to support the main idea they are given. This can then be placed in a writing center for other students to complete a story with.
Task cards with recording sheet
Cut and Glue flip organizer to use with any book


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    Very nice
    Jun 04, 2016

    This is a very nice resource and you get so much for the price. We're using it in our homeschool co-op.

    leslie - Parent

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