Nonfiction main idea

Discover the key concepts and main ideas in nonfiction books to gain valuable knowledge and insights. Explore top strategies for identifying and understanding the main ideas in your reading.
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WHY TEACH STUDENTS TO FIND THE MAIN IDEA? Being able to find the main idea and supporting details of a text is a complex and important nonfiction reading skill for upper elementary students (3rd-5th grade). "Learning

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Yolanda
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When I teach one of reading’s key concepts, finding the main idea using informational text, I like to start off the unit with something really fun…kind of like how I sometimes eat my dessert first and dinner afterward…It just makes good sense to hook the kids into whatever concept you’re teaching by making it fun! […]

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Heather Mullins
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How do you feel when you hear the words main idea or main topic? Do you cringe or do you get excited? If I’m being honest, I used to completely tense up when this unit was up next because it’s a HARD concept for students. Not only was it really difficult for students to understand […]

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melissa martinez
These tab books are a super engaging way to make nonfiction book report writing meaningful and fun! Skills covered include main idea and supporting details, nonfiction text strucuture, nonfiction text features, author's point of view, summarizing, and more. A low prep, printable activity that is great for independent or group work with students in grades 3, 4, 5 or 6. Use for any informational text or nonfiction reading passage. Diy, English, Nonfiction Reading Passages, Nonfiction Text Features Activities, Teaching Nonfiction Text Features, Nonfiction Reading, Nonfiction Lessons, Nonfiction Text Features, Nonfiction Books

These tab books are a super engaging way to make nonfiction book report writing meaningful and fun! Skills covered include main idea and supporting details, nonfiction text strucuture, nonfiction text features, author's point of view, summarizing, and more. A low prep, printable activity that is great for independent or group work with students in grades 3, 4, 5 or 6. Use for any informational text or nonfiction reading passage.

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Kim Allen
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This main idea and details sentence sort activity is a great way to get students thinking about HOW details support a main idea. Using a main idea and details graphic organizer, students will sort the sentences and they will use higher-order thinking skills as they justify their answer.

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Faith Ramey
Finding the main idea in a non-fiction text can be tricky, but I've developed a few tried-and-true ways to make this important skill engaging, FUN and successful! Check out this anchor chart and a few other quick and easy lessons and activities to help students easily identify the main idea in a non-fiction text. #mainidea #languagearts #teachingwithamountainview English, Ideas, Anchor Charts, Life Hacks, Finding Main Idea Anchor Chart, Nonfiction Main Idea, Teaching Main Idea, Main Idea Anchor Chart, 4th Grade Reading

Finding the main idea in a non-fiction text can be tricky, but I've developed a few tried-and-true ways to make this important skill engaging, FUN and successful! Check out this anchor chart and a few other quick and easy lessons and activities to help students easily identify the main idea in a non-fiction text. #mainidea #languagearts #teachingwithamountainview

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Tiny Jones