These 8 reading passages are designed for 3rd grade or 4th grade students to read and determine the main idea. The practice is leveled so that one set of the reading passages has multiple choice answers, and the other set of task cards are free response (students must decide on the main idea independently).This reading activity can be used during whole group instruction, guided practice, independent practice, homework, literacy centers, or for assessment.
This product includes the following:Mystery Sack Main Idea Activity: This works well for small groups or centers. You will need to cut out and laminate each of the 'details' and put them into a sack. Next, the students will look through each sack and try to figure out what is the main idea of the sack.
Learning about main idea and supporting details is FUN when you use the ice cream cone analogy! This blog post contains a main idea anchor chart activity and a FREE main idea worksheet and FREE main idea poster. Everything you need for one main idea lesson is available right here.
FREE..Main Idea Freebie! Reading, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core 2nd, 3rd, 4th Worksheets, Activities, Printables..Main idea is a difficult concept for students to grasp. Before having students identify the main idea within text, have students determine the main idea of a group of words. Then, have students determine what supporting detail does not support the main idea of a paragraph. Common Core Standards RI.2.2, RI.3.2, RI.4.2
Teaching main idea and supporting details is crucial for our young readers. Hands-on activities, kids’ crafts, short passages, no prep printables, main idea anchor chart, and much more! Find out how I make main idea and details super engaging for little ones! education | main idea and supporting details lesson | art | main idea and details