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Teaching Main Idea in the Upper Grades

A 5th grade teacher shares her introductory lesson to main idea, topic sentence, and key details.

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Teaching Main Idea of Nonfiction Text *3 Different Ways

Teaching main idea can be so tricky. Read this post to learn about three different ways this fifth grade teacher teaches main idea of informational text.

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Free printable - Students must group words based on similar topics - a great introduction to teaching main idea.

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I love this fun activity for teaching main idea and supporting details. It's concrete and that is awesome!

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What' s The Main Idea? {FREEBIE} ...Main idea bags are such an awesome idea!

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