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Main idea progression

Christina Williams on

My class is great- " working on 3 star post-its for main idea and key details!

anchor chart facts and details | main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information ...

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. Narrative and informational text anchor chart (main idea)

Main Idea activity using Newspaper Headlines: totally going to use this activity with my small group!

Main Idea activity using Newspaper Headlines - love this idea for teaching the difference in literal vs figurative title significance in informational nonfiction vs fictional text.

Non-Fiction Main Idea with news articles! Easy and with resources you already have.

Non-Fiction Main Idea

Non-Fiction Main Idea, using old scholastic news articles. Students come up with a title (main idea) for the article.

Building a paragraph

aligned with Common Core Writing Standards 1 & 2 - I would switch the roof and foundation. I think it makes more sense to build from the bottom up. The topic sentence should be the foundation and the closing sentence should protect your paragraph.

Teaching Reading with Pictures

Teaching Reading with Pictures

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