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I love how it really reinforces the idea that the details SUPPORT the main idea (like the legs support the table). This idea comes from the fabulous Lesson Plan Diva .

We teach main idea in grade w/ supporting details so this visual would be great! LOVE how the supporting details are "supporting" the main idea by holding it up to make a graphic organizer

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Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme

Free Main Idea vs. Theme Sort! Determining the main idea of a story is tricky, but throw in theme, and things get even more muddled. Help your students see the difference between theme and main idea with this free and quick sort.

Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme

Teach Your Child to Read - Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme-awesome resource for anchor charts, strategies, and task cards! Math too! Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

As I mentioned in my Compare and Contrast Workstation Entry, I use the passages that are used there the following week in this Main Ide...

Stuckey in Second: Main Idea Workstation Read passage 2 times, identify the main idea & write it on web, identify 3 details to support the main idea, check your work. This is a great idea for working on reading comprehension.

Main Idea graphic organizer and Summary for Non-fiction- LINED

Unit 1 Week 5 Here is a main idea graphic organizer and summary page for a non-fiction text. This can be used with any non-fiction piece, and can be adapted for .