This is an activity that helps students understand what main idea is all about. Helps students who are visual learners grasp this concept before trying to figure out the main idea from text that is read.
What's In Your Bag? Students pull items from a bag and determine what they have in common (main idea). Two ideas have been provided.
What's the Main Idea? -A cut and paste activity good for a center activity.
What's in My Bag? Homework (The top portion is editable. I wrote a sample to get you started.) You can save changes made to to top section only.
My name is Sandy from the Teaching Oasis. I have been teaching for 14 years. I currently teach 2nd grade (for 10 years now).
The majority of my products will be geared towards the primary grades. I enjoy creating a variety of items that have been successful to me in my own classroom.