Main Idea & Details Game - Students identify the main idea in a group of sentences that are mixed up inside an envelope! For a quick assessment, students record the main idea on a separate sheet of paper.
Teaching main idea and supporting details with a paper bag. (Model first, ie stuff to make brownies. Then students create own in groups or solo providing clues for others to guess their main idea. This can be done with other classmates or present to younger class).
SI.3.2 Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats including visually, orally, and quantitatively. Footstool anchor chart (main idea/detail)