Teaching main idea

Discover effective strategies to help your students grasp the concept of main idea. Engage and inspire your learners with these creative approaches to teaching main idea.
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This main idea and details sentence sort activity is a great way to get students thinking about HOW details support a main idea. Using a main idea and details graphic organizer, students will sort the sentences and they will use higher-order thinking skills as they justify their answer.

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Faith Ramey
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How do you feel when you hear the words main idea or main topic? Do you cringe or do you get excited? If I’m being honest, I used to completely tense up when this unit was up next because it’s a HARD concept for students. Not only was it really difficult for students to understand […]

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melissa martinez