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Put up two different paragraphs cut apart into sentences.  Mix them up and students determine which sentence was the main idea or topic sentence.  Put the supporting details in a good order. (See blog for ex.)

Put up two different paragraphs cut apart into sentences. Mix them up and students determine which sentence was the main idea or topic sentence. Put the supporting details in a good order.

Introduction to Reading Skills: Identify main idea and supporting details  - YouTube

This quick animation provides a fun and engaging introduction to Identifying main ideas and supporting details, a key main ideas skill of the Common Core Sta.

Using paint strips for main idea and supporting details in reader's notebooks

I love this, but I would probably put the main idea on the darkest color. Using Paint Strips for Main Idea and Supporting Details and then glued into a Reader's Notebook!

This is a story tower where children illustrate the title on one card, the setting, author's purpose, beginning, middle, end! They write sentences or a paragraph on the back. Then they build it. This can be a group activity, where each child does one card to build a group story tower or each child can make their own.(Pic only/See explanation above)

This is a story tower where children illustrate the title on one card, sentences or a paragraph on the back. Then they build it.This can be each child doing one card to build a group story tower or each child can make their own. great for bible stories!

This engaging activity packet will help students learn the important skill of identifying the topic, main idea, topic sentence and supporting detai...

Main Idea – Supporting Details Activity Packet {Common Core}

This engaging activity packet will help students learn the important skill of identifying the topic, main idea, topic sentence and supporting detai.

Teaching With a Mountain View: Tell Me a Story Tuesday

Tell Me a Story Tuesday

Using Pictures to teach Key Reading Skills. Main Idea, Inferences, Story Elements, Cause/Effect, Fact Opinion. Fun idea that practices these skills quickly!

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USE in ISN not as chart- Main idea anchor chart could be modified for main topic, topic sentence, key details

green: topic sentence red: conclusion sentence  persuasive writing with I Wanna Iguana

Persuavive Writing green: topic sentence red: conclusion sentence persuasive writing with I Wanna Iguana

Main Idea Song by Melissa...... This song can be use to show how to find text evidence of supporting details to identify the main idea in simple text.  The examples carry over to cultivate the understanding of young minds in such a way that they can transfer the information learned in this video to actual literary text or verbal classroom conversation. I've used this video as both a supplement to a basal text and as a stand-alone version. http://www.pinterest.com/grammarsongs/

Grammar Songs began as an innovative and memorable way to teach grammar, reading, and writing skills to students. The founder of Grammar Songs is Melissa, a .

Topic Sentences: Students have to differentiate which sentences are topic sentences and details then match up on mat

Love this idea for Topic Sentences! Students have to differentiate which sentences are topic sentences and details then match up on mat

Main Idea Anchor Chart. image only

Main Idea Anchor Chart- Rl Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

This Main Idea, Supporting Detail, and Summary Packet is a set of worksheets, games, task cards and graphic organizers to help your students master the concept of finding the main idea, using informational text. It is Common Core created for fourth and fifth graders and targets RI 4.2, and RI 5.2. $

Main Idea: 4th and 5th Grade

This Main Idea, Supporting Detail, and Summary Packet is a set of worksheets, games, task cards and graphic organizers to help your students master the concept of finding the main idea.

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