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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.

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. Love this post!

These nine main idea strategies will help your students successfully master this important reading skill. The Teacher Next Door shares her favorite main idea strategies for teachers of upper elementary students.

9 Strategies You Should be Using to Teach Main Idea

9 Strategies To Teach Main Idea. These nine main idea strategies will help your students successfully master this important reading skill. The Teacher Next Door shares her favorite main idea strategies for teachers of upper elementary students.

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

MAIN IDEA~ Each bag has a unified group of items. Students unpack bag and write down the main idea and "supporting details." Concrete, hands-on way of teaching main idea/ supporting details.

Main Idea and Supporting Details ...What a great idea! Kids will love this!

I Teach. What's your super power?: Main Idea and Supporting Details + Surviving the End of the Year Students create their own main idea bag.

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

Free printable - Students must group words based on similar topics - a great introduction to teaching main idea for grade, grade, or grade students.

Using a Puzzle to Teach Main Idea and Details

Teaching main idea and details can be a difficult concept for younger students to grasp. Two years ago, I found this great idea of using a p.

Main Idea Task Cards Freebie! ....Follow for Free "too-neat-not-to-keep" teaching tools & other fun stuff :)

Use these task cards to get kids practicing how to find the main idea and supporting details. Check out the full version: Main Idea Bundle Other

These are some of my favorite books for teaching students main idea, details, and theme! Head on over to the post to read about how I use them in my first grade classroom.

Books to Teach Main Idea and Theme

These are some of my favorite books for teaching students main idea, details, and theme! Head on over to the post to read about how I use them in my first grade classroom.

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

Teaching Main Idea in the Upper Grades

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

Anchor Chart for Teaching Main Idea :) the whole pizza is the main idea and the toppings are the details that support it!

Anchor Chart for Teaching Main Idea :) the whole pizza is the main idea and the toppings are the details that support it!