Ancient Tales and Legends
Investigate motivational problems using educational software as your students determine details and main ideas of the reading. the class practices sequencing activities and read scary and monster stories, then complete associated activities.
4th - 8th English Language Arts 5 Views 14 Downloads
Meet the Nonfiction Main Idea Challenge
Help your class develop the ability to determine a main idea with a packet of materials that you can introduce and use over a period of time. The packet includes some information for the teacher and rationale for the exercises. There are...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Finding the Main Idea
A short excerpt at the beginning of the sheet provides middle schoolers with questions to think about when looking for the main idea. Followed by that, learners respond to four reading passages by answering multiple choice questions.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Mid-Unit Assessment: Close Reading of Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle: Bullfrog Life Cycle
The sixth lesson plan in this Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle unit assesses your third graders' ability to read and understand informational text. The included assessment asks students to take notes about the main idea and supporting details...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How to Find the Main Idea
What's the difference between the main idea of a text and the topic? Take kids through the process of literary analysis with a presentation about finding the main idea and supporting details. Additionally, it guides learners through...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Building Background Knowledge: Colonial Craftspeople
In the first lesson of this unit on colonial trade, fourth graders gain background knowledge of different jobs performed by early colonists. The class begins with a slide show presentation that includes a variety of great photographs...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Working Tools of Insects
The animal kingdom is full of interesting organisms that have unique ways of surviving. Children read about different insects that have special tools for building homes and protecting themselves. When finished, learners identify the main...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Main Idea and Supporting Details
Check out this interactive presentation to give your main idea and supporting details instruction a boost. Included in the presentation are a detailed definition of both terms, tips on how to find them, multiple examples to be read and...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What's the Main Idea?
By sharing a summary about their favorite book or movie, your young readers can then discuss the main ideas of their beloved stories. The concept transitions to finding the main idea in poetry. Class members use textual clues in various...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed