This packet contains TONS of fabulous items to teach and/or enrich your main idea unit. From activities and vocabulary, handouts and posters, to worksheets and assessments, and MORE! There are SOOOO MANY things to do that you can pretty much just sort through them and pick-and-choose what you want to do based upon the individual needs of your specific class and/or group of students.
*Don't let the price scare you! This packet is 230 PAGES and includes MANY ready-to-use items that are also sold individually in my store. Save money and buy the whole packet here!
*COMMENTS FROM PURCHASERS:
"So worth the money! Loved this! --A. Birschbach"
"Awesome and packed with a great deal of info. Worth every penny....I had to have this. It is awesome. --2teddybears"
"This is awesome! It's everything I need to meet the needs of the my class. Activities are arranged for gradual release of responsibility. --Vbeaty"
"Finally!!!!! Now I have great resources for teaching main idea. It is always such a difficult concept to teach. The kids really enjoyed the activities. I appreciated how you started really generally, categorizing and then got specific and complex in finding the main idea of a passage. So worth the money! --Candelcas"
"Exactly what my class needs...standards based and student friendly. --Amyver"
"This resource is packed with great activities. I found it to be very helpful and fun for the kids. --Channery"
*THIS PACKET INCLUDES:
Parent Letter/Help At Home
Anchor Chart Ideas
Bulletin Board Ideas
Hands-On Activity Ideas
Main Idea Journal Handout
(15 Different Main Idea Posters/Handouts with these Themes: cookie, hamburger, table, orange, hand, muscle arm, horse, ship wheel, umbrella, circle map, What is a main idea?, main idea clues, chocolate chip cookie, hand, other ways to say main idea.)
*FOLDABLES AND FLAPBOOKS:
Main Idea Table Foldable
Main Idea Cube Foldable
Main Idea Flapbook (2 Versions)
Main Idea Vocabulary Flapbooks (3 Versions)
(includes black and white AND color versions)
Important Details Sorting Activity
Main Idea Bags (23 Different Bag Themes)
*LESSON PLANS AND ACTIVITIES:
Main Idea, Important Details, and Summary
Main Idea Lesson Plan
Main Idea Lesson Plan for Rosie: A Visiting Dog's Story
Main Idea Vocabulary (Advanced Version)
Main Idea Vocabulary (Simpified Version)
Main Idea Vocabulary Words
Main Idea Vocabulary Word Flashcards
Main Idea Vocabulary Quiz
(23 Different Graphic Organizers)
"Finding the Main Idea"
"All about Dinosaurs"
"Main Idea Circle Maps" (3 Versions)
"The Venus Fly-Trap"
"Recalling Details: Matthew's Pets"
"Finding the Main Idea"
"Main Idea: Igloos"
"Recognizing the Main Idea"
"Main Idea and Details Matching"
"Main Idea Practice A"
"Main Idea Practice B"
"Say What? Main Idea Practice"
"Leap Year Main Idea Practice"
"Main Idea of a Paragraph"
"Healthy Snacks Main Idea Practice"
Contributing to the Main Idea"
"Main Idea of a News Article"
"Main Idea of a News Story"
"Main Idea Skills Quiz"
"Main Idea Skills Assessment"
*Main Idea of a Picture" (4 Versions)
"Main Idea and Details"
"Main Idea: Favorite Food"
"What is a main idea?"
"What are supporting details?"
"What is a main idea and what are supporting details?"
*230 PAGES! WOW!
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*Includes answer keys for all applicable pages.
*It is suggested that you print the posters/handouts on heavy cardstock and laminate for durability.
*NOTE: THE SAMPLE FILE DOES NOT CONTAIN ALL OF THE PAGES IN THE FINAL PURCHASED PRODUCT.
*I also have a separate product called "The Important Book Activity Packet"--check it out in my store! It's GREAT for teaching main idea!
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