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Finding the main idea is a basic reading comprehension strategy. However, basic does not mean easy. Main idea questions are found on every normed and every criterion-based reading comprehension assessment, such as the PAARC and SWBAT Common Core State Standards tests. Following are a workable definition, some important disclaimers, and a few critical strategies which will make sense out of this sometimes challenging task. Plus, get a FREE lesson download.
Dice Games are a fun and engaging way to change up your comprehension instruction. Find out how you can use this simple activity to practice story elements during literacy centers, guided reading groups, and independent reading. Lots of fun for students! #literacycenter #comprehension
I absolutely love how these sticky note templates help my 4th grade students jot down their thoughts while indepndently reading. They cover a variety of skills like comparing and contrasting, making inferences, and cause and effect and are just the right size for upper elemetnary students.
Are you looking for powerful visualizing activities to help your students create mental images during your Reader's Workshop? This humorous winter read aloud is perfect for visualizing details in a text. Your students will build their visualization reading strategies while listening to the story first without illustrations and then illustrate their own mental image. Excellent mental images activities for kindergarten, first grade and all grade levels!
Research-based Reading Comprehension Strategies Posters (B& W or color), Graphic Organizers & Activities. Support students in visualizing, making inferences, determining importance, using background knowledge, synthesizing information, asking questions, and monitoring comprehension. Perfect for reading all fiction and nonfiction texts!