Main Idea Activities
These main idea activities are perfect for first grade and 2nd grade classrooms! Finding the main idea and details in a hands on way is always fun for small groups and guided reading! Included are creative puzzles, main idea mystery bags, paragraph with topic sentences, worksheets, graphic organizers, anchor charts, and more! The main idea mysteries are always a favorite! Use the organizers with books of your choice, too! Great for nonfiction main idea and main topic units!
Main idea can be a tricky concept to teach, but these task cards make it so much easier. They are differentiated with 2 sets of cards (with main idea stated in topic sentence and main idea implied) and 2 answer sheet choices (multiple choice or open response) so that you can meet the needs of all your learners. High-interest passages written by a published children's author. Best selling main idea product on TpT!
Main Idea and details - free slideshow to use in your 3rd grade or 4th grade classroom. Has students practice a variety of main idea skills, including finding a detail that doesn't support the main idea!